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How to Plane Short Boards

Using a power planer for small pieces of wood can be difficult. Here's an easy way to make outriggers for sending short boards through ...

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Top 71 Lumber Projects

  1. 1. Delta X5 15" Planer 22790 X (01:18)

    This planer make light work of even the biggest jobs.

  2. 2. T-Brace (01:20)

    Build a makeshift scaffolding in minutes with these T-braces and lumber.

  3. 3. Echo CS-370 Chain Saw (03:01)

    Take a tour to see how chainsaws are made at the factory in Illinois.

  4. 4. DIY Deck-Building Quicktips (00:01:00)

    John DeSilvia shares his tips on how to build a sturdy deck that will last.

  5. 5. Retaining Walls 101 (02:51)

    Ahmed shows how to build an easy and affordable wooden retaining wall.

  6. 6. How to Make a Lap Joint

    When there's a piece of lumber that's too short for the project, a second piece of wood can be used to extend the length. Lap joining i...

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    $1 - $50
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    Easy
  7. 7. Pressure-Treated Lumber (02:48)

    Reporter Brad Staggs covers consumer information on pressure-treated wood.

  8. 8. Build a Doghouse Full Project (14:01)

    Here's how to build a doghouse out of a single sheet of plywood and lumber.

  9. 9. New Vinyl Wood-Look Flooring (00:01:05)

    Lumber Liquidators introduce vinyl wood-look click-in-place floor planks.

  10. 10. New Products Make Life Easier (00:03:21)

    Clever new products are unveiled in Vegas that can make your life easier.

  11. 11. Extra Storage Solution (00:01:00)

    Matt explains how to add hidden storage under the tub in a small bathroom.

  12. 12. Lumber Buying Tips and Tricks

    DIY Networks explains the different types of wood and what to look for when buying wood.

  13. 13. Chainsaw Museum (03:20)

    Take a tour of Wayne Sutton's chainsaw collection in Amboy, Washington.

  14. 14. Components of a House Frame

    DIY Network host Jeff Wilson offers information about the different components that make up a house frame.

  15. 15. Finding the Bark Side of Wood (00:00:23)

    Check out this easy way to determine which side of lumber should face up.

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