Build a Produce Storage Unit with Crates
Build this project using crates and dimensional lumber for an easy kitchen storage solution.
How to Bend Wood
Curved hardwood nosing on a countertop can really make your project stand out. Here’s how to make a 3/4-in. laminated hardwood nosing…
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Understanding Plywood Grades
We take the mystery out of the plywood grading system and show you what you will get in each grade. The higher the grade the better quality you…
How to Sand Wood Faster
Sanding wood can get boring, but you can finish this tedious chore in as much as half the time—and with better results—if you know…
How to Cut Curves in Wood
Mark, cut and fine-tune curves in wood, using routers, saws and other simple tools, by following these expert techniques. You can master them…
Edge Banding With Iron-On Veneer Edging
Glue edge banding (wood veneer) to hide the raw edge of plywood. Then trim it, quickly and easily with a special tool. These tips show you how…
How-To Build a Wood Log Faux Fireplace Insert
When your fireplace isn’t being used, turn it into a rustic focal point. Find out how to get the look here.
Make a Sanding Platform for Edge-Sanding Wood
Keep your sanding platform tucked away in your shop, and you’ll reach for it a lot more often than you think.
Learn How to Use Melamine
Melamine is a great material for cabinets, drawers, and other places around the home and shop. Learn the best ways to handle melamine and avoid…
Shop-Made Edge-Gluing Clamps
For about $30, you can fortify your bar clamp arsenal with these mighty tools. These clamps apply pressure horizontally as well as vertically,…
Saturday Morning Workshop: How To Build A Modern Style Birdhouse
Follow the steps below to create a unique, modern-style birdhouse that will add character (and wildlife) to your backyard!