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    What To Know About the Tambour Wood Trend

    Tambour is a woodwork style that gets its name from a medieval drum. We asked a top architect to explain its 21st Century design appeal.

    8 Best Handsaws of 2022

    These handsaws should be on your radar.

    How To Get Into Woodworking Without a Garage

    A garage is ideal but not mandatory for woodworking. With some creativity, you can create a woodshop in more places...

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    The Basics of Rabbet Joints

    Rabbet joints make strong corners. They're easy to build and useful in cabinets, drawers and other box-like structures.

    What Is a Butt Joint? The Basics

    Butt joints are the easiest woodworking joints to make, but they aren't very strong and usually need reinforcement. Despite this,...

    Guide To Wood Chisels for Woodworking

    Chisels are hand tools for cutting, paring and scraping. Simple and unassuming, you can't do without at least one in...

    Woodworking for Beginners: Everything First-Timers Need To Know

    Woodworking can be a relaxing and fulfilling activity that turns into a lifelong hobby for many people. Here's what you...

    Beginner’s Guide To Steam Bending Wood

    Want to add curves to your next woodworking project? Here's what you need to know about bending wood with steam.

    How Can You Tell Which Furniture Is Worth Keeping?

    Unsure about what furniture to keep and what to get rid of? Experts weigh in about everything from sentimental value...

    How to Hand Cut Dovetail Joints

    Learn this centuries-old hallmark of craftsmanship.

    How To Build A Stone Inlay Concrete Bench

    Quikrete's 5000 concrete mix is a great formula for building your own backyard bench.

    How to Create This One-Of-A-Kind Children’s Growth Chart

    Learn how to make custom wood inlays while creating this unique growth chart.

    What Is the Janka Wood Hardness Scale?

    Ever wonder what the hardest wood in the world is? A professional woodworker explains the Janka scale and how wood...

    These Wood Turning Tools Will Elevate Your Woodworking Game

    If you're interested in learning wood turning or upgrading your existing tools, give this Family Handyman Approved wood turning tool...

    Remodel Your Kitchen with a Custom Range Hood Kit That’s Easy to DIY

    If you're looking for a creative focal point in your upcoming kitchen remodel, try building your own range hood with...

    6 Types of Exterior Wood Siding

    It might be a high-maintenance siding option. But if your top priority is a natural, classic look, wood siding is...

    7 Shop Jigs for Better Woodworking

    Increase safety, speed and accuracy with shop jigs.

    How to Recess Hinges on a Door

    Learn how to mortise door hinges using a router.

    Metabo Nailed It with This Cordless Air Compressor

    Experience the freedom of running air tools without being tied to a wall with this Family Handyman Approved cordless air...

    10 DIY Little Free Library Plans

    Love the idea of sharing books with your community? Check out these amazing sets of free plans to build a...

    What To Know: Hot Glue Guns in the Woodshop

    Hot glue guns in the woodshop? Before you dis this craft table staple, check out a pro woodworker's list of...

    Try This Hack for Building an Inexpensive Glass Panel Door

    Make a glass panel door yourself without breaking the bank.

    Tips for Choosing Wood Colors in Your Home Décor

    Selecting wood colors in your home can be tricky. To help, we asked experts to share their secrets to help...

    What To Know About Wicker Furniture

    From thrift shops to Crate & Barrel, modern wicker has been a perennial favorite. But what is it, exactly?

    We Tried the Worx Switchdriver and It Really Is a Time-Saver

    Sick of the constant switching back and forth between different bits and tips?  Us, too. That's why we tried this...

    How to Build 4 Different Styles of Path Lights

    Bollard posts are short, stout posts used around buildings or as roadway dividers. They resemble tree trunks, which are also...

    How To Choose the Right Sandpaper for Wood Projects

    A pro woodworker explains what you need to know about sandpaper for wood, so your next project turns out perfectly.

    A Family Handyman Approved Father’s Day Gift Guide

    Struggling to find the right Father's Day gift for your dad? Check out these Family Handyman Approved products any DIY...