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Modular Bookcase

Plywood and oak combine for a modular bookcase that expands to suit a variety of needs and room sizes.

Ideas

Large or small, pick the projects that will help you transform your home.

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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Junior Loft Bed

Junior Loft Bed

Build a loft bed for your little ones and paint it in their favorite colors to make a sweet dream zone!

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Closet Door Organizer

Closet Door Organizer

Add storage to the back of any closet door. Use lightweight boards for this easy-to-build project.

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Stamped Bucket Seat

Stamped Bucket Seat

Carry winter fun supplies outdoors in this brightly painted bucket, then flip it over to use as a padded seat.

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Pipe-Leg Round Side Table

Pipe-Leg Round Side Table

Mix the look of distressed wood with a galvanized pipe base to create a simple and stylish piece of furniture. Use it as a side table, end table, or nightstand.

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Magnetic Photo Holder

Magnetic Photo Holder

A few simple bends in this stock metal sheet create a magnetic holder for patterns or photos.

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Serving Cart and Workbench

Serving Cart and Workbench

Tackle your to-do list with this easy-to-store cart that doubles as a handy workbench. When it's party time, load the fold-out wings with food and drinks.

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Valentine's Matching Game

Valentine's Matching Game

Fill a candy box with cute wooden candies, then test your memory with this fun game!

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Pipe-Frame Coffee Table

Pipe-Frame Coffee Table

Customize this stylish table with dramatic wood and metal finishes. Set it up for daily use or special occasions. When you need extra space, disassemble the table.

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Monogram Projects

Monogram Projects

Whether you want to put a personal stamp on your home’s exterior or simply customize a decorating accessory, here’s how to make it letter-perfect.

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Make a Dowel Table

Make a Dowel Table

Turn a handful of dowels and two pine rounds into custom furniture you can use as an end table or nightstand. Then decorate it with an equally creative finish.

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Rope Project Roundup

Rope Project Roundup

Put your own twist on casual style with these easy projects. Each one uses less than $30 of rope and twine.

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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.

Pocket Hole Joinery

Pocket Hole Joinery

You can easily make pocket hole joints for your projects at home with a pocket hole jig and a portable drill.

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Build a Bird Feeder

Build a Bird Feeder

Here's a plan for a bird feeder that you can make from the scraps left over from other jobs.

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Compound Miter Saw Buying Guide

Compound Miter Saw Buying Guide

Learn about different types of compound miter saws, miter saw blades and available features.

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Using a Miter Saw

Using a Miter Saw

Learn the basics of a miter saw and how to use this versatile tool.

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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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Assemble a Basic Tool Kit

Assemble a Basic Tool Kit

Here's how to put together a set of basic hand and power tools that will allow you to handle almost any home repair.

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