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Become a better woodworker with these projects, tips and ideas for building furniture, cabinets and other woodworking projects.

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    31 Indoor Woodworking Projects to Do This Winter

    With winter right around the corner, it’s time to crank up the heat in your workshop and build some woodworking projects that will improve your indoor spaces.

    56 Brilliant Woodworking Tips for Beginners

    Woodworking is a blast, but it can be intimidating for beginners. Luckily, our readers and editors love passing along their...


    21 Woodworking Gifts Beginners Can Make

    These beginner woodworking projects are a perfect way to cross a few people off of your list this holiday season....


    Build a Workbench On a Budget

    Build a simple, strong workbench made entirely from 2x4s. It's inexpensive (less than $100) and takes only about four hours...


    13 Great Gifts for Woodworkers

    There are no shortage of great gift ideas for woodworkers. From special woods to quality hand tools to the latest...

    7 Amazing Woodworking Projects You Can Make for Your Pet

    Make your pet happy with these incredible projects ranging from a dog house to a dog bowl.


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    Family Handyman Approved: DeWalt Job Site Table Saw

    DeWalt has long been associated with great jobsite tools. This saw is no different.

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    8 Best Pine Wood Stains

    Got a pine project that needs some stain? Learn all about pine wood stain, important considerations when shopping and our...


    How To Make DIY Wood Wall Art with Power Carving

    Carve unique wall art with these awesome angle grinder attachments.


    How to Plane Large Boards With a Router Gantry

    Flatten big lumber without big machinery.


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    13 Common Woodworking Materials

    Wood terminology can be mystifying. Avoid confusion at the lumber yard by familiarizing yourself with these woodworking materials.

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    What To Know About Pine Wood

    Wondering what you should know about pine wood before using it for a woodworking project? A pro woodworker gives his...


    How to Restore a Vintage Console Stereo

    Vintage style, modern sound!


    How To Build a Spinning Bar Cabinet

    This round cabinet has shelves that spin to hide, or show what's inside.


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    Reclaimed Wood: What To Know Before You Buy

    Save the forests and add rustic charm to your home by building with reclaimed wood. Here are some tips to...


    How To Build a Modern Wooden Floor Lamp

    Make your own statement light fixture with this elegant woodworking project.

    How To Build a DIY Danish Modern Chair

    You don't need a bunch of fancy, expensive tools to build this chair. Read on to learn how.


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    Family Handyman Approved: Ryobi RS290G Random Orbit Sander

    Here's why we like this affordable random orbit sander from Ryobi.


    How to Make a DIY Storage Ottoman

    Build this footstool and gain a perfect place to stow your stuff.


    12 Common Woodworking Terms You Should Know

    Novice woodworkers on the path to becoming confident woodworkers must learn the language and lingo to better understand instructions and...


    How to Build a DIY Raised Dog Feeder

    Build this raised dog feeder so the Fido in your life can eat their daily kibble in style.


    10 Woodworking Joints You Should Know

    Woodworking joints can be strong and beautiful at the same time. Learn about these classic types of joinery used by...


    How to Build a Mid-Century Modern Storage Bench

    Embrace Mid-Century Modern style with this fully-functional storage bench. This project was part of a larger entryway makeover project consisting...


    How to Build a Mid-Century Modern Coat Rack

    This classy coat rack will have guests begging to hang up their jackets. It was part of a larger entryway...

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    How to Build a Mid-Century Modern Shelf

    This eye-catching Mid-Century Modern shelf will add style and grace to any living space. It was part of a larger...


    How to Build Beautiful Faux Ceiling Beams

    Build these faux beams to finish the industrial, farmhouse, rustic or modern style of your home's interior.


    Firewood Measurements: What Do They Mean?

    Do you need a full cord or just a half-pallet this winter? Understanding what firewood measurements mean will help you...


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    Can You Stain Wood in Cold Weather (And Should You)?

    As temperatures drop, do you have to put your woodworking projects on hold? Experts explain how to handle staining wood...


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    How To Make an Indoor Planter Box

    Create a calming space with this stylish planter.


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    When and How To Drill a Pilot Hole

    Should you drill a pilot hole or not? Learn what a pilot hole is, when they're necessary and how to...