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Hanging Daybed

Build this hanging daybed and turn a porch into a restful sleeping place.

Ideas

Pick the projects—large or small—to help transform your house.

Custom Shim Headboard

Custom Shim Headboard

There’s no cutting needed to make these textured and colorful headboard panels. Just assemble with glue and paint them to match your bedroom decor.

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Tall Display Rack

Tall Display Rack

Showcase prints, framed art, or your favorite magazines on this slender, easy-to-move rack you can make in a weekend.

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Wire Mesh Projects

Wire Mesh Projects

Turn humble hardware cloth and chicken wire into fun, bold, and decorative items you can use to decorate your home and add fun to a garden.

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Cornice Curtain Rod Holder

Cornice Curtain Rod Holder

Conceal a curtain rod inside this traditional-style cornice for window treatments with a formal touch.

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Display Tray Centerpiece

Display Tray Centerpiece

On a table in your dining room or one on your deck, this cedar tray showcases plants, candles, or decorative display items.

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Easy Globe Vase

Easy Globe Vase

Turn light fixture glass globes into vases for cut flowers in an hour.

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Stock Cabinet Corner Desk

Stock Cabinet Corner Desk

Create a home office this weekend by turning ready-to-assemble storage cubes into a custom workspace.

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Tabletop Greenhouse Frame

Tabletop Greenhouse Frame

Showcase flowerpots with this miniature faux greenhouse you can make from easy-to-cut dowels.

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Built-in Bench Seat from Stock Cabinets

Built-in Bench Seat from Stock Cabinets

Create a cozy retreat in the corner of a bedroom or along the wall of a family room with problem-solving stock cabinets and easy-to-add trim.

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Accent Table Trio

Accent Table Trio

Customize our free plans to suit your decor, and build an economical coffee table, console table, and end table -- all in one weekend.

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Barn-Style Sliding Door

Barn-Style Sliding Door

A sliding partition with the casual look of a barn door provides a novel way to both separate and connect two rooms.

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One Cabinet with Three Uses

One Cabinet with Three Uses

Customize a single cabinet design into a home office organization cabinet, dining hutch, or entry bench coatrack.

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How-Tos

Get everything you need for your wood projects and crafts.  From hardwood and softwood lumber to hand and power tools, the selection is virtually endless.

Using a Jigsaw

Using a Jigsaw

A jigsaw is a versatile tool for any do-it-yourselfer. You can make straight or curved cuts in a variety of materials.

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Using a Router

Using a Router

A router can create detailed edges, adding a professional look to your projects.

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Circular Saw Blade Buying Guide

Circular Saw Blade Buying Guide

The right circular saw blade is a key to the success of your woodworking project. Learn how to find the right blade for your work.

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Drill Bits Buying Guide

Drill Bits Buying Guide

Using the right drill bit can make almost any home improvement project easier.

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Choosing Power Tools

Choosing Power Tools

These buying guides give you information about the tools and available features to help you make the right choice for your project.

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How to Drill a Pilot Hole

How to Drill a Pilot Hole

Drilling a pilot hole before using a screw or nail to join parts together makes the process easier and prevents the wood from splitting.

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