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Here’s a Checklist for Learning How to Retouch Photos Like a Pro

If you are a photographer or fledgling retoucher opening Photoshop for the first time, it is a daunting experience, to say the least. There is a …

Grilling Steaks. Too Hard? Let's Make it Easy!

Grilling the perfect steak is deceptively difficult. While every man on the earth will tell you that he has the instincts of the most culinary gifted …

A Forgotten 18th-Century French Tool for Finishing Furniture

It's called a polissoir, and you can make your own<p>For many of us making furniture out of wood is fun, but finishing it is a royal pain in the neck. A …

Woodworking

Reference: Common Dimensions, Angles and Heights for Seating Designers

If you're designing a chair, sofa, stool, bench, booth or banquette, start here<p>Furniture dimensions don't come out of the air. They come out of heavy …

20 Smart Ways to Hide the Home Decor Eyesores

Home decor eyesores are those nagging small things that keep bothering you no matter how well done your interior design is. Things like ugly power …

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DIY Wood Floating Shelf

For this week’s project, we made a couple of floating shelves. This DIY Wood Floating Shelf project is a great one for anyone looking to get into …

Tricks Of The Trade - Bisecting Odd Angles

Here's a trick you don't come across too often<p>But boy is it handy and accurate.<p>You could take you bevel gauge and get the larger angle and then take …

Handy

Reference: The Ultimate Wood Joint Visual Reference Guide

Here's a handy resource for your next design-build project<p>Dating all the way back to Neolithic times, the mortise and tenon is the oldest wood joint …

Woodworking

Will Flat Design Ever Die?

And what can you do to help?<p>This essay is excerpted from the ebook Web Design Trends 2015 & 2016 by Jerry Cao, Kamil Zieba, and Matt Ellis of UXPin, a UX design platform.<p>Flat design rose in popularity pretty quickly back in 2013. But is its success thanks to its genuine usefulness and practicality, …

Woodwork - PVA Glue Information

In the following adhesive pages I have outlined the four most common and best adhesives that are used in woodwork but there are many others that can …

Woodworking

How to Use a Bandsaw: 6 Creative Uses

The bandsaw can be a game changer for a woodworker. Used skillfully, a quality saw will allow you to use wood to its full potential and greatly …

How to Make a Box

The box is the most elemental structure—but don't take that to mean that it's simple. We asked three woodworkers to build a simple box to see how each would approach the task. Very differently, it turns out. All this week we'll be rolling out projects from our September cover story. Find them all …

Woodworking

How to Build a Stool Out of Plywood

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Technique: Wooden Nuts Bolts

Introduction: Technique: Wooden Nuts & Bolts<p>Thought nuts and bolts were strictly made of metal? Nope! Make your own and you're well on your way to …

Woodworking

DIY Shelves with Glow in the Dark Resin Inlay

In 2013, web-designer and software engineer Mat Brown ditched the mouse and keyboard to pursue his passion for art and design. Brown now focuses on …

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Clever Transforming Coffee Table Rises to New Heights

Sometimes the simplest designs are the most brilliant, especially when they offer multiple functions. The MK1 Transforming Table by Duffy London …

How to Make a Dining Room Table by Hand | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Tuck Oden.</i><p>If you’re like me, every time you wander through a big-box furniture store, you feel a little …

DIY Barn door tutorial

When my dad was here, we built a 6 ft wide by 7 foot tall barn door to slide over the office opening in the entry way. I purchased barn door hardware …

Wedged Mortise and Tenon

Joinery

February 7, 2018<p>The strength and style of finger joints come easy with the straightforward sled<p>December 7, 2017<p>The strength and style of box joints …

Woodworking

Easy Woodworking plans and projects, how-to videos, shops, magazine and books for woodworking beginners

Getting Started in Woodworking<p>Q&A - Ask the Experts<p>Reader Poll<p>Furniture Plans and DIY Projects<p>Learn how to use your custom tablesaw sled to build …

Woodworking

STEP 4: LEARN HOW TO USE WOODWORKING HAND TOOLS

4.1 How to Use Hand Planes<p>VIDEO: This is a descent video about handplane types and techniques:<p>4.2 How to Use Hand Saws<p>VIDEO: Chris Schwarz, editor of …

STEP 6: LEARN HOW TO CHOOSE STABLE, STRONG, & BEAUTIFUL WOOD

By Joshua Farnsworth<p>When I got started in woodworking I was incredibly confused about choosing wood. In the above video, and in the article below, I …

Woodworking

Beautiful Inexpensive Rustic Coffee Table

Introduction: Beautiful Inexpensive Rustic Coffee Table<p>Second Prize in the<br>On a Budget Contest<p>View Contest<p>Hello fellow makers and DIYers,<p>This is a …

Woodworking

Cut Dado Joints Of Any Size With An Adjustable Jig

Dado joints have been used for centuries to build cabinets and bookshelves. Add this joint to your woodworking repertoire using a shop-made jig and …

11 Drill Press Tips

Prev1 of 11Next<p>Amazing Woodworking<p>You May Also Like :<p>15 of the Most Amazing Treehouses From Around The World<p>You Must Solve a Puzzle to Turn Every …

Woodworking

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11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

Pop Culture

Editorial Illustrations by John Holcroft

Editorial Illustration.<p>John Holcroft is an illustrator based in Sheffield, United Kingdom. In his early childhood John Holcroft spent most of his …

Graphic Design