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Woodworking tips and techniques from expert woodworkers.
53 Brilliant Gluing Tips and Tricks
Check out 53 of the most clever gluing tips and tricks from editors and readers of Family Handyman. You'll definitely want to keep these in mind during your next woodworking projects!
10 Woodworking Basics You Should’ve Learned in Shop Class
Pro Tips for Using Wipe-On Polyurethane
13 Dirt-Simple Woodworking Jigs You Need
Double-Sided (and Double-Duty) Sandpaper
Foolproof Tool for Marking the Center of a Board
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.
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...
Amazing Miter Joint Clamp
Make these amazing miter joint clamps now so that you have them the next time someone needs a frame.
Odd Width Measuring
Make mental math much easier with this mind-blowing measuring trick.
Add this amazingly handy workbench addition that will save you time for years to come.
How to Thin Wood Glue
An easy way to fix an age old problem.
How to Successfully Tape Angled Edges
Throw away the clamps and try this trick on your next angled project.
Tip for Drilling Holes in Leather
Try this easy tip for drilling through soft materials
PVC Hack: Bar Clamp Cover
Protect your project from marring with this simple trick
41 Genius Sanding Tips You Need to Know
Save yourself some time and hassle during your next woodworking project with one (or 41!) of...
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DIY Table Saw Blade Height Gauge
This gauge block is the quickest way to set the height of a table saw...
What is MDF? Plus Tips for Using MDF
Do's and Don'ts of using MDF
Easy Glue Bottle Cap
A medium-duty E-Z Ancor is the best glue bottle cap we’ve found. The narrow...
Here’s a slick way to remove those pesky labels from boards and plywood. Have...