Copy Center Project Patterns
Enlarging scaled-down woodworking patterns to full scale is a lot of work, and the results aren’t accurate. But you don’t have to go…
Perfect Miters Every Time
Pro tips for making perfect miters
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How to Make Wood Plugs
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How to Mark a Board
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15 Awesome Woodworking Projects to Try
Painting Bench This simple but clever painting bench is the perfect starter project if you’re new to woodworking. It takes just four hours…
How to Sand Woodwork by Hand
With a few special tools and good sandpaper you can smooth wood easily and quickly with first-class results. Often even better than with a…
Custom Picture Shelves
These shelves are super-simple to build. It’s mostly a matter of gluing and nailing together two boards and a length of molding—no fancy…
Sanding Wood Part 6: Dust Collection
Another reason to use a random orbital sander – dust collection.
How to Build Cornhole Boards
Follow the steps below to learn how to build cornhole boards.
Furniture Ding Fixers for Free
Fix dings and scratches on wood surfaces without spending a penny.
Cheap But Good Wood Vise
You don’t need budget-busting woodworking vises from Scandinavia to build ﬁne projects. Just screw “jam cleats” on a sawhorse or on the top of a…