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One Cabinet with Three Uses

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

Ideas

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

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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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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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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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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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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Tall Plant Holder

Tall Plant Holder

Give a small flowerpot a lift with this colorful wooden holder that can double as a centerpiece.

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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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Cookie Jar Tabletop Garden

Cookie Jar Tabletop Garden

A glass cookie jar makes a perfect home for a tabletop garden full of succulent plants.

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Stock Cabinet Cart

Stock Cabinet Cart

Storage plus a large work surface are a winning combination on this cart. Stock cabinets make it easy to build.

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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.

Power Drill Buying Guide

Power Drill Buying Guide

The right drill can accomplish a lot around the home or workshop. Learn the available options and tips for finding the best drill for your work.

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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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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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Table Saw Buying Guide

Table Saw Buying Guide

Learn the basics of table saw capabilities and find out which features to look for.

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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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Using a Router

Using a Router

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

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