Carpentry & Woodworking

From building with wood to improving or repairing wood furniture, our guide to carpentry and woodworking can help experts and DIYers with their woodworking projects large and small.

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Windowsill with rotten wood
How to Repair Rotted Wood
Sanding Sealer on Wood
What Is Sanding Sealer?
Repairing Squeaky Bed
How to Fix a Squeaky Bed for a Quieter Night's Sleep
Dog on DIY dog ramp
How to Build a DIY Dog Ramp to Make Your Pup's Life a Little Easier
Stripped screw unscrewed from wood beam with screwdriver and screwdrivers in background
How to Remove a Stripped Screw
Pile of homemade wood filler next to bottle of wood glue and metal scooper
How to Make and Use Homemade Wood Filler
drilling a hole at an angle
How to Drill Angled Holes Into Wood
Wood Filler
How to Use Wood Filler
Stacked plywood
Should You Use Marine-Grade Plywood in Your Next Outdoor Project?
Basement Being Finished With Sub-Flooring
Pressure Treated Wood Code Requirements at Home
Fix Wood Epoxy Resin
How to Repair Wood Using Epoxy Resin
Kerf Method to Bend Wood
How to Bend Wood at Home
Shaker Cabinet Doors
How to Make Shaker Cabinet Doors
Ripping Wood on a Table Saw
A Table Saw Is the Best Tool for Ripping Wood
How to Build a DIY Projector Screen Inside
Lumber warehouse. Wood planks and timber stacked in stacks outdoors
Use This Little-Known Trick to Cut Your Lumber Costs
DIY Closet System with Shelves
How to Install DIY Closet Shelves
Closeup of a circular saw
Make a Simple Saw Guide for Your Circular Saw
hammering a nail with a clothespin
The Definitive Way to Safely Hammer a Nail
Wood stain
How to Stain Wood
Apron And Hat Hanging Against White Wall
How to Make a DIY Coat Hook for Your Home
White bedroom
How to Whitewash Wood For a Vintage Look
A wooden firewood rack holding firewood
5 Free Firewood Rack Plans for Storage
DIY pipe shelves
Here's How to Make Your Own DIY Industrial Shelves
Modern Style Spice Rack
How to Make a DIY Spice Rack
Shou Sugi Ban Wood Treatment
How to Preserve Wood Using Shou Sugi Ban
Adirondack chair
How to Build a DIY Adirondack Chair
Wood desk with computer
How to Build a Desk
Couch and floor to ceiling bookshelf in cozy living room
How to Build Floor-to-Ceiling Shelves
A workbench in a garage, covered with tools
15 Garage Workbench Ideas to Make the Most of Your Workspace
Colorful Painted Outdoor Set of Chairs
How to Seal Painted Wood for Outdoor Use
Small bowls of food on a wooden lazy Susan.
How to Make a Lazy Susan
Clothing rack made of black pipes
How to Make a Clothing Rack
Tire swing hanging from autumnal tree
How to Make a DIY Tire Swing
Railing planter with red flowers
How to Build a DIY Railing Planter
A tire swing outside
11 Delightful Swing Ideas for Yards of All Shapes and Sizes
top view of empty open DIY drawer
How to Build a Basic DIY Drawer
Simple home bar with wood bar surface
How to Build a Home Bar Worth Staying in for
Bedroom with floating bed frame
How to Build a DIY Floating Bed Frame
Bathroom with framed mirror on wall
How to Build a DIY Mirror Frame
Concrete Tabletop
How to Build a DIY Concrete Tabletop
Blow torch putting flame on wood for burnt finish
How to Get a Burnt Wood Finish
Monstera leaf in vase on sofa table against wall
How to Make a Basic DIY Sofa Table
DIY cornhole lawn game
How to Build a DIY Cornhole Set
DIY Wood Headboard
How to Make a DIY Wood Headboard
A wooden bed
21 DIY Bed Frames
DIY Daybed Couch
How to Build a Couch—Yep, for Real
Standing desk DIY from Field Treasure Designs
Build a Standing Desk With One of These Plans
Wooden bar stools at a kitchen island
Build Your Own Bar Stools With These Free Plans
A hairpin end table sitting by a gray sofa
16 DIY End Table Plans You Can Build Today
kitchen island with seating
20 Free DIY Kitchen Island Plans
wooden step stool
11 Easy DIY Step Stool Plans
DIY Live Edge Wood Bar Table
10 Fantastic DIY Live Edge Wood Projects for Your Home
industrial shelving unit
Clever Ideas for Building Your Own DIY Industrial Shelves
Entryway bench with cubbies
A DIY Mudroom Bench Is the Perfect Addition to Your Space—Here's How to Build One
standing desk
This Simple DIY Standing Desk Will Get You on Your Feet
Platform Bed
How to Make a DIY Platform Bed
Dog Washing Station
How to Build a DIY Dog Washing Station
Window Seat
How to Build a Window Seat
Wood Workbench Using Shelving Unit
How to Make a Workbench

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