Predrilled seat patterns
Ever wonder how woodworkers drill those odd-angled, perfectly placed leg holes on the underside of chairs and stools and some tables? The answer…
Sanding Wood Part 1: Sanding Tips
The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, does too. He will share some tips with you to make sanding wood quicker and less boring.
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DIY Picture Frame With Mitered Corners
Watch this video and learn how to make picture frames with eight flawless mitered corners in less than an hour!
How to Use a Coping Saw to Cut and Cope Chair Rail Molding
This is the easy way to get tight-fitting joints on inside corners.
Sanding Wood Part 3: The Pencil Trick
Did you know that a pencil is a great sanding partner?
Sanding Wood Part 2: Random Orbital vs Orbital Sanders
Ever wondered what the difference between a random orbital sander and an orbital sander is?
Sanding Wood Part 4: Sand Narrow Wood Faster
Do you have several pieces of narrow wood to sand and think it will take forever? Think again.
Strain and stow your finish
The first step to a perfect, dust-free finish using previously opened cans of varnish or polyurethane is to filter the liquid.
How To Build A Wall-Mounted Bike Rack With Storage
Follow the simple steps below to build this wall-mounted bike rack with a bonus drawer for storage.
Walking through the garage connected to Bruce’s shop, there were some riser blocks supporting a few sheets of plywood.
Forget brushes when it comes to varnishing a ton of trim or big, flat areas like tabletops and cabinets.