Become a better woodworker with these projects, tips and ideas for building furniture, cabinets and other woodworking projects.

View More in:

Add Filter

    7 Basic Wood Inlay Patterns To Know About

    Wood inlays don't need complexity to be beautiful. Here are some great inlay patterns perfect for beginners.

    How to Bend Wood with Steam

    A new woodworking skill, right around the bend!

    Everything You Need To Know About Woodcarving Tools

    For novice woodcarvers, investing in the right woodcarving tools makes those first projects more enjoyable. Here are seven tools to...

    How to Build a Sliding Door Tambour Cabinet

    Here's how to make a simple, elegant cabinet with an easy sliding door.

    Everything You Need To Know About Lathes

    Want to spin perfect cylinders or bowls? No tool beats the lathe!

    Best Hand Planers of 2022

    Hand planes are considered obsolete by some. I disagree. Every woodshop should have these...

    How to Hand Carve a Wooden Spoon

    Here’s the scoop — this is fun and easy!

    Beginner’s Guide To Wood Inlay

    Wood inlays are beautiful details that can give any project an extra level of elegance and sophistication.

    8 Woodcarving Ideas for Beginners

    Interesting in trying wood carving for the first time? Check out these easy ideas and start your carving journey off...

    Tout icon

    The Basics of Dado Joints

    Dado joints are easy to make joint and useful for bookshelves, drawer dividers and other woodworking projects.

    Wood Jointers: What You Need To Know

    If you want to laminate boards to make a tabletop, you'll need a wood jointer. It's also handy for flattening...

    Tout icon

    What Are Mortise-and-Tenon Joints Used For?

    Add the ancient art of making strong, versatile mortise-and-tenon joinery to your woodworking skills.

    8 Easy Woodturning Project Ideas

    These woodturning projects are manageable, personal and perfect for holiday gift giving.

    Tout icon

    Everything You Need To Know About Box Joints

    Whether you're making a jewelry box, desk drawer or toy chest, the classic box joint creates sturdy and strong corners.

    Tout icon

    Everything You Need to Know About Woodworking Tools

    Depending on the type of woodworking you want to do, you may get by with a few well-chosen hand tools,...

    8 Best Whittling Knives for Woodworking Projects

    We're here to help you choose the best whittling knife for your budget, project needs and experience level.

    Wood Joinery Basics

    You don't have to be a pro to make wood projects that stay together, but a solid knowledge of wood...

    Everything You Need To Know About Half Lap Joints

    Half lap joints are a terrific skill for beginning woodworkers to master. Here's everything you need to get started.

    9 Alternative Uses for Sawdust

    Don't throw it away! Sawdust recycling turns the waste from your saws and sanders into a resource with multiple uses...

    Tout icon

    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...

    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...

    Tout icon

    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...