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  • Top 10 Woodworking Tips

    Check out these great tips from our pro woodworkers for working faster, smarter and more efficiently in your shop.

  • Tool Tips: The Editor’s Favorites

    The Editor-in-Chief of The Family Handyman shares tips from the many pros he’s worked with and from his own years of woodworking and home…

  • Do it right. Do it yourself.

    The Family Handyman is proud to announce the DIY University. Courses that give you the confidence and know-how to get the job done right.

  • What is MDF? Plus Tips for Using MDF

    MDF (medium-density fiberboard) is inexpensive, durable, and a good choice for many woodworking and carpentry projects. Learn how to use it…

  • Make a Perfect Miter Joint

    In pursuit of the perfect miter joint? These tips for tighter miters cover common situations you’ll undoubtedly encounter in your…

  • Quick Woodworking File

    If you’re in a pinch and don’t have the materials to whip up this woodworking file on hand, a simple emery board (also known as a nail file)…

  • The Finest Wood Filler

    The Finest Wood Filler

  • Tips from a furniture maestro

    Our latest search for tips from professional woodworkers led us to Dave Munkittrick’s shop in Wisconsin. “Years ago we left the big city and…

  • Easy Glue Bottle Cap

    A medium-duty E-Z Ancor is the best glue bottle cap we’ve found. The narrow rectangular tip seals the opening of every glue bottle we tried. And…

  • Dish Soap Glue Bottle

    Small dish soap containers make great refillable glue bottles. If you’re a woodworker that purchases wood glue in bulk to save money, this hint…

  • Seal Outdoor Furniture Feet

    Extend the life of your outdoor furniture, planters and other items made of wood with this simple tip: Mix up a batch of epoxy and spread it on…

  • Chap Stick for the Toolbox

    While working as a telephone installer, I found that Chap Stick is not only a good remedy for chapped lips, it is also a handy pocket-size…


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