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Fantastic Framing Tips
Framing tips that will take you to rockstar status on the jobsite!
Create Perfect Miters
The Secret Numbers For Cutting Crown Flat
Factory-Built Homes… Made From Nothing But Wood? (VIDEO)
Learn Why American Windows Are Illegal In Sweden (VIDEO)
How to Make New Wood Look Old
How To Make Your Own Shims
Shims are one of a carpenters most commonly used tools. So what should you do...
The Case for the Compact Router
Is it worth it to buy a compact trim router? Here's what we think.
Wood Finishes That are Food Safe
Choosing the correct finish is always a tough job, and when it comes to food...
Marking and Cutting Radius Trim
Marking and cutting radius trim can be tricky, and mistakes can be costly. This expert...
Simple, Satisfying Metal Cutting (VIDEO)
Mesmerizing metal munching machines in motion.
Mold Basics For Beginners (VIDEO)
Matt Risinger talks mold with construction expert Peter Yost
A Great Method For Exterior Insulation (VIDEO)
Matt Risinger visits a home that has an incredibly unique wall assembly detail.
20 Marking Hacks
Becoming an experienced DIYer involves mastering a diverse set of skills, but perhaps none of...
Cordless Festool Track Saws- Which One Is Best?
Festool is widely considered the king of track saws. But which of their products is the best?
How to Use Epoxy Resin Like a Pro
What is epoxy? Find out why epoxy has several advantages over other adhesives and fillers.
Using a Shop Vacuum for Dust Collection
Fittings, filters and accessories for turning your shop vacuum into a dust collector.
A Machinist’s Tool for Woodworking
A 1-2-3 block is a machinist’s tool that is a 1-in. x 2-in....
Melamine Workbench Topper
What's so great about a melamine work surface? Find the answer here.
Stay-Put Edge Banding
Show that unruly edge banding strip who's boss
Know Where to Stop on Your Table Saw
This used to puzzle me. When you’re making a blind rip or dado that...
My Favorite Cabinet-Hanging Tool
I’ve had these Vise-Grip clamps from Irwin Tools for 25 years, and they’re the...
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Gutting Tool Cases
Getting tools back into those molded plastic cases makes a Rubik’s cube seem simple....
10 Most Common Woodworking Mistakes Made By Beginners
Seeing complex, beautifully built projects can be intimidating to newcomers. But take heart! Every skilled...
Soft-Touch Curve Sanding
Jazz up your vibrating sander for professional results on curvy sanding jobs. Place a piece...
Zero-Clearance Bandsaw Throat Plate
When sawing small curved pieces on a bandsaw, learn how to avoid cut-off chunks from...