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Woodworking tips and techniques from expert woodworkers.
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...
53 Brilliant Gluing Tips and Tricks
Check out 53 of the most clever gluing tips and tricks from editors and readers...
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 can’t...
Pro Tips for Using Wipe-On Polyurethane
How to use this fast, easy, goof-proof finish.
Double-Sided (and Double-Duty) Sandpaper
Kill two birds with one stone by making your sandpaper more rigid and speeding up...
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.
Amazing Miter Joint Clamp
Make these amazing miter joint clamps now so that you have them the next time...
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
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 rectangular...
Tips from a furniture maestro
Check out woodworker Dave Munkittrick’s finishing tips, which are the fruit of careful thought blended...
This tip is especially helpful when you’re working with boards that are longer than your...
Glue Clamp Stabilizers
These grooved blocks will hold the bar clamps upright so they won’t ﬂop over when...
Cheap But Good Wood Vise
Jam cleats are fast and easy to make. Cut a 9-inch long piece of 2x4...
Simple Corner Gluing Aid
After gluing two joints, you’ll have a U-shape formed by three frame members. Cut the...
Custom Sanding Bows
Screw strips cut from cloth-backed sanding belts to shop-made wood bows of different thicknesses and...
Quick Woodworking File
If you’re in a pinch and don’t have the materials to whip up this woodworking...
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