Become a better woodworker with these projects, tips and ideas for building furniture, cabinets and other woodworking projects.

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    How To Build a DIY Danish Modern Chair

    You don't need a bunch of fancy, expensive tools to build this chair. Read on to learn how.

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    Family Handyman Approved: Ryobi RS290G Random Orbit Sander

    Here's why we like this affordable random orbit sander from Ryobi.

    How to Make a DIY Storage Ottoman

    Build this footstool and gain a perfect place to stow your stuff.

    12 Common Woodworking Terms You Should Know

    Novice woodworkers on the path to becoming confident woodworkers must learn the language and lingo to better understand instructions and...

    How to Build a DIY Raised Dog Feeder

    Build this raised dog feeder so the Fido in your life can eat their daily kibble in style.

    13 Types of Wood Joints and Their Uses Explained

    Woodworking joints can be strong and beautiful at the same time. Learn about these classic types of joinery used by...

    How to Build a Mid-Century Modern Storage Bench

    Embrace Mid-Century Modern style with this fully-functional storage bench. This project was part of a larger entryway makeover project consisting...

    How to Build a Mid-Century Modern Coat Rack

    This classy coat rack will have guests begging to hang up their jackets. It was part of a larger entryway...

    How to Build a Mid-Century Modern Shelf

    This eye-catching Mid-Century Modern shelf will add style and grace to any living space. It was part of a...

    How to Build Beautiful Faux Ceiling Beams

    Build these faux beams to finish the industrial, farmhouse, rustic or modern style of your home's interior.

    Firewood Measurements: What Do They Mean?

    Do you need a full cord or just a half-pallet this winter? Understanding what firewood measurements mean will help you...

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    Can You Stain Wood in Cold Weather (And Should You)?

    As temperatures drop, do you have to put your woodworking projects on hold? Experts explain how to handle staining wood...

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    How To Make an Indoor Planter Box

    Create a calming space with this stylish planter.

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    When and How To Drill a Pilot Hole

    Should you drill a pilot hole or not? Learn what a pilot hole is, when they're necessary and how to...

    The 6 Best Bed Frames: Framework for a Good Night’s Rest

    Transform your bedroom into a cozy sanctuary with six expertly-selected bed frames.

    Family Handyman Reader Projects: Indoor Spaces

    Family Handyman readers were busy during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in 2020, diving into their to-do lists. Here we take...

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    How To Find Affordable Lumber

    Most DIYers suffered severe sticker shock at lumber prices during the pandemic. Here are six tips to help you find...

    How to Assemble RTA Cabinets

    Assembling cabinetry is not as difficult as you might think. We'll show you how.

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    The DIY Guide to Finishing a Table Top

    34 tips for glass-smooth tabletop finishing perfection

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    How to Sand Wood Faster

    Speed up your woodworking projects with these sanding tips

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    The 10 Most Common Woodworking Mistakes Beginners Make

    Every skilled woodworker starts out as a beginner, struggling to cut a straight line. Here are 10 woodworking lessons you...

    35 Genius Sanding Tips You Need to Know

    Save yourself some time and hassle during your next woodworking project with one of these genius sanding tips.

    Can Wood Make You Sick?

    We all know that sawdust and fine dust particles floating in the air don’t just make your shop a mess;...

    The Best Alternatives for Products and Materials Facing Supply-Chain Issues

    Everything seems like it's out of stock this summer. Here are reliable alternatives to some things that are in high...

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    Shou Sugi Ban: The Art of Japanese Wood Burning

    Learn how to use the ancient Japanese wood burning technique of shou sugi ban to create a unique shiplap accent...

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    Easy Beginner Woodworking Projects

    Want to build something new? Check out these attractive, useful projects you can build! The best part is that they...

    Kitchen ideas: Quick & simple knife block

    All you need is a table saw and some scrap wood.

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    Can You Stain Pressure-Treated Wood?

    Just because you used pressure-treated lumber doesn't mean your outdoor project has to stay green. Not only can you can...

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    Lumber Prices See Largest Monthly Price Drop in History

    After skyrocketing all spring, lumber prices fell back to Earth in June. Here's a look at what's happening and when...