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Woodworking tips and techniques from expert woodworkers.
Make a Perfect Miter Joint
Take your woodworking up a notch with these great tips
22 Handy Hints for Getting the Most Out of Your Miter Saw
The Perfect Notch Jig
So-Easy Magnetized Drill Hack
Makeshift Bench Vise on the Fly
The Ultimate Glue Squeeze-Out Hack
How to Prepare Pallet Wood
Pallets are a great source of cheap or even free lumber and the preparation process...
How to Use Pegboard to Enlarge Project Plans
Try this little trick next time you need to enlarge project plans; you probably already...
Simple Solution for Stabilizing Your Sanding Project
Steady your sanding project with this super-simple trick.
Stop Plywood Tearout With These Two Easy Steps
End the battle against plywood tearout with two easy cuts.
Make a Landing Pad for Your Sander
Can't stand waiting for your random orbital sander to stop? Make this easy landing pad.
Binder Clips Make Perfect Mini Clamps for Glue-Ups
When you're ready to glue up your project, these handy items can keep your boards in alignment.
53 Brilliant Gluing Tips and Tricks
Check out 53 of the most clever gluing tips and tricks from editors and readers of...
10 Woodworking Basics You Should’ve Learned in Shop Class
Just because you slacked off in your high school shop class doesn’t mean you...
Pro Tips for Using Wipe-On Polyurethane
How to use this fast, easy, goof-proof finish.
13 Dirt-Simple Woodworking Jigs You Need
Woodworking jigs ensure that cuts are straight, holes are plumb and parts are square—among...
Double-Sided (and Double-Duty) Sandpaper
Kill two birds with one stone by making your sandpaper more rigid and speeding up...
Foolproof Tool for Marking the Center of a Board
Build this incredibly handy tool for the next time you need to find the center...
Why You Should Measure and Cut from Both Ends of a Board
Limit the amount of times you need to whip out you pencil and tape measure...
Shortcut for Faster Cutting
Speed up cutting with this easy measuring tip from one of our favorite editors.
The Easiest Way to Refresh Dry Wood Putty
Just when you need it most, you discover that your wood putty is dry and...
Workshop Tip for Copying Boards
Make repeat cuts quickly on the miter saw with this easy tip.
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Stay-Fresh Wood Putty Trick
Keep your wood putty moist with this incredibly easy trick.
Cardboard Surface Saver for Woodworking Projects
Foolproof flush-cutting trick for your woodworking projects.
19 of Our Favorite Hot Glue Hacks
Hot glue guns are not just for school projects and holiday decorations. But once you...
56 Brilliant Woodworking Tips for Beginners
Woodworking is a blast, but it can be intimidating for beginners. Luckily, our readers and...