Tips & Techniques
Casework Construction: Beginning Principles
This opening chapter in our seven-part series covers terminology, history and design principles behind great casework.
Casework Construction: Wood Selection and Prep
Choose the best wood for your project.
Classic Joinery Essentials
In this plan you'll learn the secrets to a perfect-fitting mortise and tenon, no-fuss bridle joinery, and trouble-free half laps.
Contemporary Cabriole Legs
Jeff discuses a new approach to a traditional design element.
This technique collection contains everything you need to know for accurate crosscuts on the table saw time after time.
Small wood "keys" create the traditional look of a dovetail joint -- without all the work. Plus, they add strength to the mitered corners of a box.
Drawer Joinery Essentials
The Drawer Joinery collection helps you hit the ground running and finish projects faster with strong, great looking drawers.
A collection of tips and techniques to bring your finishing to the next level.
In this collection, we've gathered tips and techniques for prepping for finish, and selecting and applying the right finish for a project.
Fitting Inset Doors
Achieving a good fit with consistent gaps is a hallmark of craftsmanship.
Four Good Ways to Build Drawers
Our staff offers simple, strong and fast ways to make this important furniture component.