Seeing complex, beautifully built projects can be intimidating to newcomers. But take heart! Every skilled woodworker started out at as a beginner, struggling to cut a straight line. If you're still early on the learning curve, here are 10 woodworking lessons that the Family Handyman team has learned the hard way. We're sharing them so that you don't have to! Learn from our mistakes and get your woodworking expertise kickstarted in the right direction.