Heavy Duty Saw Horses
Step by step instructions on how to build a good set of saw horses.
Log Work Bench Plan
An easy step by step guide to building a log work bench complete with profesional tenons.
Simple Book Shelf
This simple but functional book shelf is easy to build and makes a great
Learn to design and build a dust collection system for a smaller wood working
The proper wood tools can improve results for any wood worker.
Power Tool Safety
Power tools safety is important to any wood worker.
Choosing A Residential Lot
Detailed information about choosing a residential
lot for the construction of a new home.
Choosing Craft Wood
Tip on choosing craft wood for your next wood working project.
Wood Panels & Humidity
How to accommodate the expansion of table tops and wood panels
when in the workshop.
Nordy Rockler's finishing questions will help you make good
choices when finishing.
Wood Finishing Test, Picking the right finish for your most
recent woodworking triumph may seem like a daunting task.
Milling 4 Sqaure Lumber
7 steps to milling rough stock into 4 square lumber.
Building a Wood Ladder
Easy instruction on how to build your own 12' wood ladder.
Building a backyard deck
- Planning a Deck
A comprehensive guide to building your own backyard deck. Complete
with step by step process from planning to enjoyment.
- Installing the Ledger Board
Detailed guide about attaching a deck ledger board.
- Deck Footings
Guide on how to find the position of the deck footings using
batter boards and string.
- Deck Posts
Guide to setting up deck posts. Learn how to prep and place
the posts to support your deck.
- Deck Beams
Guide shows you how to prepare the deck posts, build the
beam and install it.
- Installing Joists
Guide to installing deck joists. Follow along with the steps
to successfully place the deck joists.
- Laying the Decking
Detailed guide to installing decking. Setting the first board
to the final trimming.
- Building Wood Stairs
Guide to help you layout and build a set of wood stairs.