This video will be a very quick, simple, and easy way to install your quarter round. To start you will see that instead of cutting a 45 degree corner, it was left flush. With the other piece you will cut a cove in it and then align it on top of the other piece at the corner of the wall. This method allows the pieces to fit, regardless of the irregularities in the wall (if any). To finish it up take the return and just apply enough glue to attach it to the end of the first piece. There it is -...
If you have some worn scuffed wood and want to give it a little bit of life. These steps might help you to ebonise, taking half the time!!
It's not always an easy task to paint used furniture, especially when you're dealing with Formica, which is a hard durable plastic laminate used on countertops, cupboards and some furniture pieces. This video will show you the steps required to start painting a Formica surface. Also, you'll learn how to properly prepare metal hardware to be painted.
Shopsmith Academy shows you how to add 24 inches to your jointer for a bigger outfeed table. Apply this lesson to your next woodworking project. Watch this video for useful woodworking tips. Search Shopsmith Academy on WonderHowTo for more woodworking videos.
Home improvement expert Danny Lipford provides tips to help organize your garage. Watch this video tutorial to see how to store your lawn equipment on your garage walls.
This is a lesson in fixing a crack in a walnut bowl with cherry strips.
So whether you’re a beginning builder with a little know-how, or you happen to be an experienced craftsman itching to do another project, watch these basic carpentry videos and learn how to build table from scratch. Learn what tools and materials you need, how to take measurements properly, how to use shop tools to cut the wood, how to attach an apron to the table top, how to create leg braces, how to put it all together, and finally, how to sand the table.
A lot of the available shooting benches on the market today are well-made, but it's really hard to find one that you're completely comfortable with. That's why it's best to make your own custom shooting bench, made especially for you, how you want it.
An outfeed table is a device to catch the workpiece after it's been machined. This how to video shows you how you can build an outfeed table for your tablesaw.
In this video Bob Schmidt shows you how to anchor wood wall plates to concrete during your basement remodeling renovation project.
In this tutorial, we learn how to install laminate floor under a door. First, take your floor and pop it into place like you do for the entire floor. Then, take a piece of scrap and place on the end. After this, grab a tool and push it into the door with a hammer until it reaches underneath the door. Once you have this finished, it will give you a nice and clean look on your floor. Make sure you don't miss with the hammer and hit the flooring, so you don't cause cracks in it at all. To finish...
If you have a bare fireplace in your home, it can sometimes look unfinished and boring. Installing shelves or a new layer of brick or stone can help the cause. But a mantel can do so much to a fireplace as well. In this tutorial, you'll discover how to build a mantel from scratch. It's a great way to add character to not only your fireplace, but to your home as well. It's project that can take a day or two to complete depending on your level of expertise. So good luck and enjoy! Build a firep...
Don't let that stuck drawer aggravate you on a daily basis; find the problem and fix it once and for all.
Finishing a wood desk is a very simple process. Tim Carter shares one technique for finishing a wood office desk for a home office.
Looking for your next woodworking project? Why not a wood slit drum? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this DIY guide can present a complete overview of the process in about minutes. For all of the details, and to get started making your own one-of-a-kind slit drum, take a look.
In this tutorial from the Scrollsaw Workshop, Steve Good discusses inlays, and demonstrates one of the simplest inlay types, the bevel inlay. Watch as Steve guides you step-by-step through the cutting of his inlay box on the scrollsaw. As always, the pattern is available, free of charge, through Steve's blog, scrollsawworkshop.blogspot.com.
In this tutorial from the Scrollsaw Workshop, Steve Good will teach you to make basic 3D scrollsaw cuts using simple patterns. Watch as Steve takes you through the necessary steps while making a small jewelry box. Take a look!
Why sit on a regular old couch when you can get in the fast lane? Guru Brian shows how he made the hotrod-inspired furniture featured in Episode 5 of My Home 2.0.
Unscrew chair and knock apart gently with a rubber mallet. To fix a broken stretch, use quick dry polyurethane glue, using plenty (better to have too much than too little)
It takes a special kind of mind to look at an M.C. Escher drawing and see a blueprint. And yet, looking at this working 3D model of Escher's Waterfall, one gets the impression that YouTube's mcwolles may have done just that! One thing's clear: like Escher's famous lithograph, the video employs some manner of trickery. But what kind? Good, old-fashioned forced perspective? CGI? Do the shadows provide a clue? Let's hear it in the comments.
Making gifts for people is one of the best ways to save money and show them your care on Christmas. Why not take it a step further by making the box you put your present in? This video will show you how to make a simple wooden box out of scrap wood using a router.
If you loved the cedar log bench, try out your chainsaw skills on something for the inside of your home— a log coffee table. Using a chainsaw as your primary woodworking tool is dangerously unusual, but the results are well worth the risk! In this two-part video, learn the techniques to chainsawing your way to a beautiful log coffee table made from scraps. It's great for any outdoorsman's living room or den.
Looking for a primer on how to laminate a panel of wood? Well, you're in luck, as this DIY video guide provides just that — and in just under six minutes! For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started laminating your own wood panels, watch this home improvement how-to.
Make a table lamp from home with some tools, wood, and woodworking knowledge. Learn how to make a table lamp base out of wood in this free video on home decor and lighting.
For anyone who has spent an entire afternoon attempting to assemble a set of IKEA chairs, these wooden masterpieces probably seem pretty appealing.
If you are interested in creating a jewelry box for your kid, wife, or even yourself, installing a half-mortise lock can be a tricky project. This is a piece of hardware that will help make any jewlery chest look professional and adds a bit of character to the piece. So in this tutorial, you'll discover just how difficult it can be to install a half-mortise lock. The video offers some helpful advice that will make the job much easier. But in order for it to work, make sure you follow the step...
When restoring older wood furniture you will probably encounter dark rings and black spots, which are caused by water stains. Oxalic acid is a moderate bleach that will remove these stains even if they have penetrated the wood surface. Oxalic acid will also remove finish stain applied previously and lighten the wood for a fresh new look. Restoring wood furniture takes time and patience, but the results of your labor can be enjoyed for years, even generations. The restoration process usually i...
A pepper mill is a great gift you can make by woodturning. Learn how to create and assemble a classic pepper mill from a woodturning expert in this free crafts video series.
This method can be used on any kind of scroll saw pattern. Animals, people, inanimate objects, etc. Done on paper and scanned onto my computer only to clean them up and color them in to display. Three part series.
MAKE zine aims to bring the DIY aesthetic and mindset to all the technology in your life. They want you to break open things and put them back together in a better way. In this video, MAKE and KipKay show you how to build a plexiglass drawer organizer so you'll be able to find your stuff in a pinch. This isn't a project for novice crafters, but the steps here aren't hard to follow.
In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to create a wooden object that seems to defy the rules of physics. You can put it together using simple tools, without spending a lot of time or money on it. The results will baffle visitors to your home!
Shopsmith Academy shows you how to easily extend your Mark V band saw table, for easier access. Apply this lesson to your next woodworking project. Watch this video for useful woodworking tips. Search Shopsmith Academy on WonderHowTo for more woodworking videos.
Here's my interpretation of Gustav Stickley's No. 603 tabouret. This little round table works great in almost any decor.
In this tutorial from the Scrollsaw Workshop, Steve Good demonstrates how to build a scrolled candle holder, which, by his lights, is a very simple and entertaining project, great for novices to the scrollsaw. As always, you can find the pattern, free of charge, at Steve's blog, scrollsawworkshop.com.
This instructional woodworking video demonstrates how to use homemade jigs to sharpen a bowl gouge for wood turning. This grinder will sharpen a double beveled gouging tool. You can use a brace or jig to help you sharpen the tool correctly.
Sharp tools always make your job easier. Learn more about sharpening woodturning tools such as gouges and scrapers in this free woodworking video from a wood shop expert.
Sharpened woodturning tools make creating wood projects simple and easy. Learn how to sharpen and use woodturning tools from a woodturning expert in this free crafts video series.
Masking tape or blue painter's tape is a woodworker's best friend. This how to video shows you the many ways you can use this versatile tape. You'll be amazed with how many things you can do with this tape.
Tim Carter, of Ask the Builder, demonstrates how to use solid-wood beaded ceiling planks to make a wood ceiling for your house. It is important to prestain and urethane the wood before it is installed.
Watch this video to learn how to make a beautiful jewelry box. This project requires fairly advanced woodworking skills.