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The 6 Best to Find and Buy Reclaimed Wood, According to Experts

Wondering where to buy reclaimed wood? Here's where to find salvaged wood for your next DIY project.<p>From a DIY headboard made of weathered cedar …

Woodworking

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Painting furniture lets you cheaply and easily repurpose a piece or update secondhand finds. However, not all products will give you the durable finish you need, especially when it comes to a table -- which may undergo more wear and tear than any other piece of furniture in your home. Creating a …

Fly Fishing with Strike Indicators: Smoky Mountain Style

Ian and Charity Rutter of R&R Fly Fishing give us some pointers on fly fishing nymphs with a strike indicator in small mountain streams in their …

18 renovation apps to know for your next project

Everybody needs a little help sometimes<p>Embarking on a home renovation project is no easy feat, but thanks to today's advances in internet technology, there is probably a stellar app out there ready to assist with every part of the process.<p>Below, we rounded up 15 standouts across three …

Home Improvement

How to Cut Gorgeous Dovetail Joints to Up Your Woodworking Game

Dovetail joints are strong and beautiful but look intimidating to cut. With the proper jigs and practice you'll be cutting dovetails all day.<p>Dovetail joints are pretty to look at—and extremely strong and effective at joining two pieces of wood at a right angle. Cutting dovetails by hand takes years …

Woodworking

10 Apps To Download Before A DIY Project

These days, the most invaluable tool for inspiring and organizing any home design project fits in your back pocket. Whether you want to compare and contrast new potential paint colors for your den, find a coffee table that fits in your living room <i>and</i> your budget, or plan a complete kitchen …

Home Decorating

Home Designing

Classic and comfortable but never seems stiff or antiseptic.<p>10 hrs · Public<p>A place your grandmother might be comfortable.<p>16 hrs · Public<p>Eye-catching …

Knots from the Pros : Lefty Kreh

Copyright © 2014 by Andy Steer illustrations. All rights reserved.<p><i>Daniel W. Galhardo</i>: Entrepreneur in fly-fishing industry. Launched Tenkara USA, …

Fishing

Classic Tuesday Tip: How to Double Haul

<b>[Editor’s note: I am off to Belize tomorrow to help El Pescador celebrate its 40th anniversary and to perhaps catch a few bonefish, perhaps a tarpon,</b> …

Hand Tool Woodworking Instruction and Thoughts

Pocket Hole Jig- DIY

Introduction: Pocket Hole Jig- DIY<p>Pocket holes are one of many methods of joining wood together. It uses the simplest of joinery- right angle cuts …

Do it Yourself Home Improvement: Home Repair | The Family Handyman

Build This Double-Duty Pub Shed in Your Backyard<p>The bar and covered patio area of this shed make it a perfect place to entertain or just hang out. …

Home Improvement

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Sign up today for FREE and become part of The Family Handyman community of DIYers.<p>Member benefits:<p>Get a FREE Traditional Bookcase Project Plan<br>• Sign up …

Top Deck Photos & Backyard Designs Ideas Pictures

0<p>1485<p>17<p>Building a New Deck<p>Building a new deck is a large project that will require a lot of planning for the do it yourself home remodeler. With the …

How to Make a Biscuit Joint

Eliminate nail and screw holes by making simple biscuit joints<p>The Family Handyman editor, Ken Collier, explains the basics of using a biscuit …

Tom Rosenbauer’s 8 Tips to Becoming a Better Fly Fisher

He’s Just That Cool<p>There are few guys out there squeezing cork with the angling chops of Tom Rosenbauer.<p>Tom is the author of nearly two dozen books …

Wood Joints Archives | Family Handyman

Speed up your woodworking projects, improve the quality of glue connections and make your project look better with these tips for gluing wood.<p>Check …

Woodworking

Fall Trout In Southern Ontario

Fall in southern Ontario is a great time. Although the end of September brings the end of resident trout season, this time of year can be one of the …

Fishing

Fly Fishing for Large Brown Trout in the Smokies In Fall

Here’s our latest video and we don’t mind saying we’re pretty fond of this one. Anyone who has spent any time fly fishing in the Smokies will know …

Streamer School: Part 2- Rods, Lines Rigging

Earlier this month, during Part 1 of this 3 part series devoted to Streamer fishing, we discussed how to pick the <b>right streamer to fish</b> based on <i>water</i> …

Tips & Technique

TOPICS Tips & Technique<p>3 flies for prospecting in high water<p>Patterns to help find fish in heavy flows<p>Drop shot rigs on fly gear<p>Adapting conventional …

Fishing

How to Add Distance to Your Cast

Written by: Peter Kutzer<p>Welcome to another installment of “Ask an Orvis Fly-Fishing Instructor,” with me, Peter Kutzer. In this episode, I …

Nymphing: Get Even More Hookups

Last spring, we published a short piece titled Nymphing: Get More Hookups, which focused on increasing encounters with fish by knowing when to set …

Fishing

Dispatch from the Dean: Troubleshooting the Spey Cast

I am totally convinced that the reason people have been using two-handed (Spey) rod techniques to catch fish like salmon and steelhead for …

Make a Solid Roubo Work Bench Project Intro & Wood Selection

Workbenches

Technical Thursdays - How To Buy Timber

Philip Greenwood shares his top hints and tips on the things to look for when sourcing and converting timber<p>Gallery<p>Blanks stored in rows<p>Kiln-dried …

Woodworking Techniques: From Basic Tips to Advanced Projects

In my classes, we use marking/carving knives quite a lot. We score lines in preparation for making a “knife-wall”, we use them to whittle animals, to …

Woodworking Techniques: From Basic Tips to Advanced Projects

In this series, I’ve covered tools for standardization, tools for measuring and tools for precision. Now, it’s time to bring it all together with a …