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Woodworking Furniture

Learn how to craft and repair furniture with these woodworking tips and techniques.

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    Simple Timber Outdoor Bench

    We knew what we wanted in a bench, and this one has it all! Low cost, stylish design, rock-solid, low...


    Reader Project: Bench with Different Boards

    I had been wanting to make a nice patio bench for a while now, so when I read your “Perfect


    Reader Project: Teak and Cedar Storage Bench

    I completed this outdoor storage bench project and thought I would share some pictures. I really enjoyed building this project.


    Seal Outdoor Furniture Feet

    Mix up a batch of epoxy and spread it on the parts of, in this case, a wood bench that...


    Handy Rag Cutter

    Clamp a sharp utility knife in my bench vise to start cuts before tearing the material into smaller rags. You...


    Reader Project: Super Bench

    We love seeing different spins on our projects, such as this Super Bench by reader Charles Brown. The plans were


    Reader Project: Comfortable Adirondack Chair

    Check out reader Billy Keith’s take on The Comfortable Adirondack Chair from the May 2004 issue of The Family Handyman....


    Reader Project: North Woods Bench

    When reader Keith Simpson saw plans for the North Woods Bench, originally published in the May 2014 issue of The

    Reader Project: Classic Garden Bench

    Dan Kemper sent us a photo of his version of the Classic Garden Bench, originally published in the April 2016...


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    How to Patch Veneer with Quickwood

    Fixing a chipped piece of veneer isn't as hard as you think.


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    Stripping Furniture: Tips for Refinishing

    Make old furniture look new again in a weekend!


    Flat Pack Furniture Assembly

    Reinforce joints when assembling flat-pack furniture


    How to Fix Sticking Wooden Drawers

    Paraffin or nylon tape keeps wooden drawers from sticking.



    Home Remodeling Tips: Remodeling Your Ranch Home

    Open up cramped spaces by expanding a small kitchen


    Fix Wooden Table Legs

    The trick is to keep the nuts and bolts tight

    Furniture Repair and Finishing Tips

    Shop solutions from a professional woodworker



    Fix a Wobbly Chair: Reglue a Wooden Chair

    How to disassemble a wobbly chair and reglue it


    How to Loosen Sticking Drawers

    A light cleaning and lubrication makes an amazing difference


    DIY Mudroom Storage Cubby Plans

    Cure back-door chaos!

    Build a Classic Garden DIY Bench with Dowel Construction

    Dowel construction makes it solid-and surprisingly simple.


    Wood Work Bench

    Rugged, compact and easy to build


    DIY Bench, North Woods Style

    An inexpensive, easy-to-build classic


    How to Build a Campfire Bench

    Simple, sturdy bench that'll last a long, long time


    DIY Furniture

    The secret to inexpensive DIY furniture is to start with kitchen cabinets!


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    How to Build a Garden Bench

    Make this attractive, comfortable garden bench. We show you how to build it with simple biscuit joinery.