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Saturday Morning Workshop: How To Build A Folding Adirondack Chair

Start relaxing at your happy place and make this folding version of the classic outdoor lounge chair in one day.<p>The chair? It’s an Adirondack chair, …

How to Apply a Lacquer Finish

Lacquer finishes have been used for centuries to give woodworking projects a tough, durable and water-resistant clear finish. Today's lacquers are …

Woodworking

34 Clever Handy Hints for Your Woodworking Projects

These incredible tips from The Family Handyman readers and editors will help you complete your woodworking projects faster and better than ever …

Woodworking

Avoid Tourist Traps, visit these Lesser-Known Europe Destinations Instead

Europe’s popular draws like Venice and Bruges are bursting to the brim. Why not explore these less busy but as charming lesser-known Europe …

7 Best Roadtrips Around the World

If you’re a passionate driver and want to see the world through the eyes of someone who actually lives on the road, the following road trips should …

This Breathtaking Trail In Nova Scotia Is Probably The Most Beautiful Place In Canada

No, you’re not looking at a picture of the Ben Lomond trail in New Zealand, or of the picturesque scenery at Ireland's Cliffs of Moher. This is a …

Luxury homes, live-in housekeeper and a balmy tropical climate: The three overseas destinations where Aussies can live the 'good life' for just $40,000 a year

Many of us have dreamed about relocating to tropical and exotic climes to escape the stresses and strains of big city life and the associated …

Chiang Mai

Secrets for Finding New Parts for Your Old Tools

Stop running around in circles try to find replacement parts for your old tools!<p>I’ve bought a lot of old, used power tools, woodworking machines and …

The 30 Most Gorgeous Roads in America

Roll through stunning miles on some of the most popular rides in the country.<p>1 of 30<p>Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina to Virginia<p>This 469-mile roller coaster from Cherokee, North Carolina to Rockfish Gap, Virginia, undulates past sweeping forested vistas as you pedal the Blue Ridge from Shenandoah …

Accurize Your Tablesaw

Accurize your tablesaw for absolutely straight, smooth and burn-free cuts. By Richard Tendick When my contractor’s saw was new, it …The post Accurize …

How Thunder Bay went from down and out to Canada’s most exciting city

I’m flying over lumpy, pelican-topped waves, watching cathedral-like grain silos and abandoned lumber mills whiz past in a rusty blur. The Ontario …

Thunder Bay

A Carpenter’s First Time Building Concrete Countertops

About five years ago, after looking at Fu-Tung Cheng’s book, <i>Concrete Countertops</i>, I decided that when I replaced my kitchen cabinets, I would build …

Make this Box Joint Jig in Minutes! | STEP IT UP

Woodworking

The Cabot Trail Could Be Motorcycling’s Holy Grail

Located on Nova Scotia’s island of Cape Breton, the 185-mile loop should be on the bucket list for bikers.<p>Situated on the extreme eastern edge of …

Calgary's 138-km Greenway creates largest pathway network in the world

The Greenway is the cycling equivalent to the ring road: a 138-kilometre pathway that connects 55 different Calgary communities, where about 400,000 …

This $213 Train Ride Lets You See America's Most Beautiful Bucket List Sites

With its vast deserts, lush national parks, and bustling cities, there's a long list of attractions that belong on a U.S. bucket list, and travel …

San Francisco

10 Must-Visit Places in Florida That You've Probably Never Heard Of

1 of 10<p>Walkers Landing in Amelia Island<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>No Name Pub in Big Pine Key<p>3 of 10<p>Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge in Vero …

Bandsaw Tips: How to eliminate drift from your cuts

The bandsaw is easily one of the most versatile pieces of machinery found in a woodworking shop. It’s also likely the most misunderstood. Michael …

10 of Our Favorite Hot Glue Tips

Hot glue guns are not just for school projects and holiday decorations. But once you discover just how useful hot glue can be in the workshop, it …

Simplest Router Table Circle Jig

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Handy

15 Genius Table Saw Mods

Sleds, jigs, and mods -- oh my! Your table saw can do a lot more than make straight cuts. These Instructables will show you how to make circles, cut …

The 19 coolest places for a European holiday in 2018, according to travel experts

Globetrotters are always looking for inspired travel recommendations from those in the know in order to experience new destinations in the most authentic way possible — and those passed by word-of-mouth are always best.<p>As summer kicks off, Business Insider asked friends, colleagues, and some of the …

Loneliness

Beautiful Maps Of Great American Road Trips To Get Your Motor Running

Ah, the road trip – a classic rite of passage. No matter if it’s a haphazard first adventure with college buddies or a post-retirement planned escape onto the open road, there are few better and more liberating sensations than pointing your hood towards the horizon, putting your foot down and …

National Parks

5 YouTube Channels Every Woodworker Needs to Watch Right Now

The internet is full of great content. Inspiration for DIYers doesn't get much better than these five excellent woodworking makers. 1. Jimmy …

10 Under-the-Radar Beach Destinations That Are About To Be Huge

1 of 11<p>Kapaa, Hawaii<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 11<p>Ishigaki, Japan<p>3 of 11<p>Halifax, Nova Scotia<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 11<p>Gdansk, Poland<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 11<p>Rovinj, …

Nova Scotia

Amazing Miter Joint Clamp

Make these amazing miter joint clamps now so that you have them the next time someone needs a frame.<p>Clamping up four mitered corners is tricky. You …

Quick Table Saw Fence

Check out this clever workshop tip!<p>This self-clamping table saw fence takes only seconds to put on and lets you crank the blade into the fence to …

Second Hand for Plywood Cutting

Check out this clever workshop tip!<p>Here’s a safe and sound way to make long cuts with a circular saw on plywood clamped to a worktable. Cut about 12 …

28 Secret Clamping Tricks from Woodworkers

Clamps are a woodworker's best friend, and there are endless ways to use them in the workshop. Here are 28 of our most unique and useful clamping …