Carpentry

The road to becoming a master carpenter starts with learning these expert skills and techniques.

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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.


10 DIY Projects To Make Work-From-Home Life Easier

Don't be stuck with a lousy workspace. These 10 DIY projects will make your work-from-home experience MUCH easier.


11 Female DIYers Who Are Changing the Game

Women have carved out a powerful space for themselves in DIY. Find out more about just a few of our...


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How to Make a DIY Dog House

Your dog will love it. And so will you.

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How to Build a Backyard Ring Toss Game

Your whole family will love this fun yard game.


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How to Increase Storage Space In Your Bathroom

Turn unused bathroom space into a hidden yet functional cabinet. 

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Girls Garage Book Empowers Young Women to Build, Believe

Emily Pilloton wants her book, Girls Garage, to inspire generations of young women to become "fearless builder girls."


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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...


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.

How to Build an A-Frame Picnic Table

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Learn how to make a picnic table you can build...


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...


4 Types of Wood Joints Every Woodworker Should Know

Make strong, long-lasting joints without needing years of woodworking expertise or a big budget.


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How to Use a Benchtop Wood Planer

Smooth rough lumber, clean up sawn edges and reclaim salvaged boards with a wood planer


How to Build a Garage: Framing a Garage

Learn how to build a garage with these tips to help you plan, build a solid foundation, frame and more.

Amazing Miter Joint Clamp

Make these amazing miter joint clamps now so that you have them the next time someone needs a frame.


Trim Edge-banding with a Chisel

Check out this awesome edge-banding veneer trick.


More Planing, Less Exercise

Fasten your portable planer to a board; then fasten the board to a miter saw stand. The stand’s board supports...


How to Build a Timber Frame Garden Arbor

You can cut perfect, old-style joints with standard tools...and keep all the fasteners out of sight


Building Cabinets With Pocket Screws

Intimidated by cabinet work? Even a novice can make fine joints with pocket screws