12 Exterior Home Trends You Can Forget About
See what's going on in exterior home trends so you can create more curb appeal for your home.
What to Know About Coping Trim
Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.
10-Minute House Repair and Home Maintenance Tips
Simple fixes to household headaches that take 10 minutes or less — these home repairs are quick and easy.
14 Things Home Depot Employees Won’t Tell You
The Home Depot offers a wealth of materials, resources and a customer-friendly return policy. But there are a few secrets...
8 Carpentry Tips and Advice From Actual Professionals
We asked carpentry pros who have spent years sawing through 2x4's and pounding nails to pass along some of the...
14 Framing Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs
Build your walls straight, sturdy and plumb with these great tips.
The Best Carpentry Tips and Advice
We asked carpentry pros who have spent years pounding thousands of nails to pass along some of the best of...
Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts
These will definitely get you out of a few jams.
How to Use a Wood Chisel
Tips for sharpening and using a chisel, one of the carpenter's basic tools.
Building a Deck: What’s Involved
A quality deck starts with a sturdy, well-built frame. These are some of the key things to keep in mind...
Tips for Creating Face Frame Cabinets
Building face frames is rewarding and not as difficult as you might think. Here’s some great tips and sound advice...
Framing Basement Walls
A poor framing job can bring a whole mess of problems, so we asked a professional framing carpenter how to...
Fool-Proof Wall Framing Tips for New Construction
Learn how to frame a wall and avoid common framing errors with these pro tips on framing a wall.
7 Deck Building Tips from the Pros
Techniques for deck building, framing a deck, building stairs and railings and adding deck trim.
How to Fill Holes in Woodwork Around Your Home
Colored putty and marking pens hide woodwork flaws quickly and easily. Here we'll show you how to fill nail holes...
How to Build Window Cornices
Custom-build your own window cornices for one-fourth the price of store-bought
How to Use Epoxy Resin Like a Pro
What is epoxy? Epoxy has several advantages over other adhesives and fillers. It can fill gaps and still retain strength,...
4 Types of Wood Joints Every Woodworker Should Know
Make strong, long-lasting joints without needing years of woodworking expertise or a big budget.
Fantastic Framing Tips the Pros Use
Here are some great framing tips that will help you build your walls straight, strong and fast.
How to Use a Power Planer
And electric planer: It shaves and shapes wood like a hand plane, a belt sander and a jointer all rolled...