how to build 4 solar-powered path lights
bollard posts are short, stout posts used around buildings or as roadway dividers. they resemble tree trunks, which are also known as “boles.” this idea presented design possibilities for both woodworking and lighting, which combine in these decorative path lights.
56 brilliant woodworking tips for beginners
woodworking is a blast, but it can be intimidating for beginners. luckily, our readers and editors love passing along their...
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.
build a workbench on a budget
build a simple, strong workbench made entirely from 2x4s. it's inexpensive (less than $100) and takes only about four hours...
7 amazing woodworking projects you can make for your pet
make your pet happy with these incredible projects ranging from a dog house to a dog bowl.
buyer’s guide to outdoor benches for your backyard
a properly placed outdoor bench evokes thoughts of pleasant days taking in the sights and sounds — even if you...
woodworker’s guide to wood routers
considering adding a router to your wood shop? a professional woodworker shares his knowledge in this router guide for routerless...
can you make furniture from clothes hangers?
a recent tiktok hack shows how to construct a table from coat hangers. it's a good start, but the procedure...
pros and cons of american-made furniture
it isn't just patriotic to buy american-made furniture, it's common sense. it can be expensive, but it's some of the...
8 types of wood wall paneling
wood wall paneling adds an element of classic style to your home, and it's easier to install than you think.
these stylish and tough stoggles safety glasses are family handyman approved
whether you work in the trades or you're a diy enthusiast, safety glasses are an essential tool. recently i picked...
the 6 best wipe-on wood finishes
the ease of application and breathtaking results make wipe-on wood finishes beloved by pro and beginner woodworkers alike. these are...
woodworking: what to know about walnut wood
wondering what you should know about walnut wood before your next woodworking project? a pro woodworker shares his insights.
how to install crown molding on kitchen cabinets
upgrade your kitchen cabinets with crown molding. we'll show you how.
8 best polyurethane finishes for wood
polyurethane is the main component in modern varnish. choose the best polyurethane finish for your project from these standouts.
what to know about hickory wood
wondering what you should know about hickory before choosing it for a woodworking project? a pro woodworker shares his insights.
what to know about poplar wood
wondering what you should know about poplar wood before using it for a woodworking project? a pro woodworker shares his...
family handyman approved: dewalt job site table saw
dewalt has long been associated with great jobsite tools. this saw is no different.
how to make diy wood wall art with power carving
carve unique wall art with these awesome angle grinder attachments.
13 common woodworking materials
wood terminology can be mystifying. avoid confusion at the lumber yard by familiarizing yourself with these woodworking materials.
what to know about pine wood
wondering what you should know about pine wood before using it for a woodworking project? a pro woodworker gives his...