Dovetail jigs create a strong joint between two pieces of wood, making them ideal for constructing drawers, boxes and other projects that require stable and secure joints. Dovetail joints are made from a series of tails ... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

To make a homemade dovetail jig, rip a drawer piece to width and make use of an extra piece to use as a template before using a dado stack in your table saw to cut notches onto it. Make one notch for each tail, clamp the... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Tools

As of 2015, dovetail jigs are sold at several home centers, woodworking retailers and woodworking product suppliers, such as Harbor Freight, MLCS, The Home Depot, and Rockler Woodworking and Hardware. Other retailers inc... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Carpentry

Prepare a dresser for repainting by removing the drawers and hardware, filling any holes with wood filler and sanding. Apply primer and then two or more coats of the finishing color. Install the new dresser hardware to c... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

Dovetail saws are used for making dovetail joints on furniture. The narrow 8- to 10-inch blade creates fine cuts with 14 to 17 teeth per inch, allowing the joints to fit together securely. More »

Some good tips for painting a wooden porch are to make sure that the wood is dry and clean, replace any loose nails with nails of the next size up, fill holes and damaged areas with an exterior-grade putty, apply fresh c... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

ZAR manufactures three types of wood stain that can be used for projects such as staining hardwood floors and counter tops, refinishing furniture and staining wood accents for home decor. ZAR sells both oil-based and pol... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance