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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

    It’s time to crank up the heat in your workshop and build some woodworking projects that will improve your indoor spaces.



    15 Adirondack Chairs You Have to See to Believe

    Nothing says easy outdoor living like the iconic Adirondack chair. With its wide arms, spacious low-slung seat, slanted back and...


    21 Quick and Easy Home DIY Projects to Fill Free Mornings

    Stuck inside with a free morning? That’s plenty of time to build one of these practical DIY projects.

    15 Awesome Woodworking Projects to Try

    With beginner's projects to develop your skills and confidence, as well as something to challenge the expert, these woodworking projects...


    Wood Movement 101

    Wood movement causes heartbreak when projects crack and warp. Learn how to master these simple techniques and save yourself some...

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    30 Old School Life Skills That are Making a Comeback

    People are seeking simpler times and are learning vintage skills to do so. These old school life skills are making...


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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.


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    Different Types of Wood Stains and Finishes

    Wood stains and finishes can make ordinary wood look gorgeous and gorgeous wood look ordinary. It's all in choosing the...


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    40 Outdoor Woodworking Projects for Beginners

    You don't have to be an expert woodworker or own specialty tools to take on one of these 40 outdoor...

    How to Make a Simple DIY Jewelry Box

    Need a DIY idea for Valentine's Day? We've got you covered.


    19 Best Garage Storage Ideas for Maximizing Space

    Organizing your garage is a daunting task, but we've got you covered with these garage storage ideas for maximizing space.


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    10 Secrets of Amish Furniture Makers

    Amish woodworkers take their craft seriously, and the heirloom furniture they produce is coveted for its impeccable quality, craftsmanship and...


    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.

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    Vintage Family Handyman Feature from 1982: How to Make a Party Lantern

    Add just the right light to your next backyard soiree.


    Vintage Backyard Games Projects from 1970

    Family Handyman has always taken great pride in teaching readers to DIY through step-by-step projects. To celebrate our 70th anniversary,...


    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 learn woodworking now. Get started...


    The 10 Most Common Woodworking Mistakes Beginners Make

    Don't worry, every skilled woodworker started out at as a beginner, struggling to cut a straight line. Here are 10...


    Vintage Family Handyman Project: All-in-One Youth Bed

    Family Handyman has always taken great pride in teaching readers to DIY through step-by-step projects. To celebrate our 70th anniversary,...


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    Vintage Family Handyman Woodworking Projects: Toys from the ‘80s

    In honor of Family Handyman's 70th anniversary and with the holiday season in full swing, take a look at these...


    Vintage Family Handyman Project from 1983: Teach Your Children the Joys of Woodworking

    Family Handyman has always taken great pride in teaching readers to DIY through step-by-step projects. To celebrate our 70th anniversary,...


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    10 Chairs for Small Spaces and Rooms

    If you live in a small home, these stylish, functional and — most importantly — compact chairs could be just...

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    Shop Local with These 10 Holiday Gifts From Small Businesses

    From handmade pottery to cutting boards, smudge sticks and a customized Xbox gaming station, local vendors are delivering quaint and...


    Family Handyman’s Vintage Authentic Oak Ice Chest Project

    Family Handyman has always taken great pride in teaching readers to DIY through the use of step-by-step projects. To celebrate...


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    8 Best Couches and Sectionals for Small Spaces

    Even in the smallest spaces, there's room to make a big splash. Shopping for a comfy couch or lounge-worthy sectional...


    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 Make Your Own Barn Wood

    It’s easy to do, looks authentic and saves you a fortune!