Forget brushes when it comes to varnishing a ton of trim or big, flat areas like tabletops and cabinets.
Title Your Finishing Cans
If you have 10 years’ worth of rectangular solvent and finish cans on your shelf, try this awesome solution.
Do it right. Do it yourself.
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Flawless Surface Prep
Anxious to put varnish on that freshly sanded project? Well, just hold on for a second!
Poly Finish with No Runs, Drips or Bubbles
If the project you’re finishing features spindles, legs, nooks or crannies, switch from a regular to a wipe-on polyurethane.
Most layout, assembly and finishing jobs in Travis’s shop happen on a 4 x 6-ft. rolling worktable.
Euro-Hinge Drilling Jig
Travis’ homemade drill jig caught my eye when he was drilling holes for Euro-style hinges.
You know the trick of wrapping tape around drill bits to gauge hole depths while drilling. But the edge of the tape becomes tattered. Solve…
How to Build a Bookcase with Crates
This multifunctional project features crates and beautiful wood boards for a stylish, modern look.
Better Bagel Slicer
This bagel slicer is inexpensive and so easy to build! You can do it yourself on a Saturday morning, just in time for breakfast!
Power Tool Caddy
This plywood box with casters makes a perfect stand for small power tools such as jointers, table saws and drill presses.
How to Make an Easy Wooden Crate Shelf
Wooden crates are a staple at flea markets and antiques stores, but now you can also buy them at home centers.