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Become a better woodworker with these projects, tips and ideas for building furniture, cabinets and other woodworking projects.
10 Tips for Whittling Wood
Whittling wood has been a hobby since there were sticks lying around and sharp things...
How to Make an Under-Bed Storage Drawer
This easy under-bed storage idea turns unused space into extra bedroom storage.
Make a Simple Low-Budget Ventilation System
Woodworker Dave Munkittrick uses a ventilation system that’s economical, simple and effective. See how...
Expert Hardware Drawer Organization Tips
Nothing has a chance to randomly accumulate in Bruce’s shop—not in apron pockets,...
This Material Makes the Perfect Sanding Block
To keep the sandpaper from tearing on the edges of his 2-1/2 x 5-in. wooden...
How to Make a Pinewood Derby Car with Basic Tools
Learn how to build a Pinewood Derby car with minimal tools that will stand up...
How to Build the Fastest Pinewood Derby Car
Follow this article for the secrets to the ultimate Pinewood Derby car.
This is Why Using a Push Stick with Your Table Saw is So Important
Table saw kickback happens when a board trapped between the blade and the fence gets...
Pamper Your Pet With One of These Creations
Fido never had it so good with these creations.
The Best Hack For Storing Plywood
We were puzzled by the little belted-together blocks that were stuck between pieces of plywood...
Here’s a slick way to remove those pesky labels from boards and plywood. Have...
Gauge blocks from scraps
Every time you work with a new plywood thickness, cut a few squares of it,...
Strain and stow your finish
The first step to a perfect, dust-free finish using previously opened cans of varnish or...
Repair for stripped screws
Sometimes the wood surrounding a screw becomes so torn up that it no longer holds...
Legible Sanding Discs
Hook-and-loop sanding discs work great on sanding jobs, and you can reuse them several times...
DIY End Grain Router Jig
Make this easy woodworking jig for consistent end grain router cuts.
10 Brilliant Reclaimed Wood Furniture Pieces
Add some character to your home with these rustic furniture pieces made from reclaimed wood.
Bench Vise Add-On That Costs Next to Nothing
This handy bench vise add-on will comfortably clamp any tapered or oddly shaped part you...
The Perfect Padding for Your Vise
Line your vise with rigid foam for clamping odd-shaped parts.
Built-to-Last Viking Long Table
Big enough for the whole clan and costs less than $200!
How to Build Cornhole Boards
This classic backyard game is easy and inexpensive to make yourself. And with legs that...
Simple Bookcase Plans
DIY bookshelf: Build it in a day with your favorite young woodworker.
How to Build a Murphy Bed & Bookcase
A cozy extra bed when you need it, a handsome showpiece when you don't have...
Why You Should Be Careful When Selecting 4×4 Lumber
If you need 4x4s or other large posts, inspect them first. Why? Read on to find out!
6 Woodworking Projects You Can Make with Just a Jigsaw
A jigsaw is one of the most useful tools in your shop. It can take...
Make Wood Filler With Stuff You Already Have In Your Workshop
To make a versatile wood filler for free, just grab a paper plate and combine...
Tool Hack for Safety: Add a Ledge to Your Push Pad
Don't throw away a useless push block. Revive your tool with this simple trick.
12 Masterpiece Woodworking Projects You Can DIY
Ready to take your woodworking skills to the next level? Give one of these masterpiece...
DIY Magnetic Push Sticks
Keep you push sticks within arm's length with some glue and a magnet.
Blade Height Gauge Blocks
Keep these handy DIY tools in you workshop for quick, accurate measurements in an instant.
14 Tips for Getting the Most from Your Drill Press
A drill press is a simple, one-job tool, right? Some might even call it “boring.”...
Easily Draw Perfect Ellipses with One Equation
Follow these directions to draw a perfect ellipse in a few minutes with a simple...