Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
site header image

Do it Yourself - Home Improvement: Carpentry, Woodworking and Refinishing

Why hire someone to fix something when you can do it yourself?! Find out how with this helpful guide. (Source: www.npl.org)

Refinishing - Websites

Furniture Refinishing and Restoration
http://www.refinishwizard.com 
If you want to revive a piece of wood furniture, numerous articles and a question and answer forum will help you restore and refinish your furniture.

Wood Floor Doctor
http://www.woodfloordoctor.com 
"Your guide to the world of wood flooring." Learn how to correctly sand, stain, and refinish hardwood floors.

Carpentry/Woodworking - Websites

Build Easy: Free Woodworking Projects
http://www.buildeazy.com 
Project photos and how-to property improvement projects.Free plans include materials needed and construction details.

Do It Yourself Carpentry
http://www.homeadditionplus.com/finish_carpentry.htm 
Resources for home carpentry projects which involve building stairs, and shelves and installing doors and baseboard trim.

Non Fiction Browsing Areas

640 Home & family management
643 Housing & household equipment
644 Household utilities
683 Hardware & household appliances
684 Furnishings & home workshops
690 Buildings
691 Building materials
692 Auxiliary construction practices
693 Specific materials & purposes
694 Wood construction & carpentry
695 Roof covering
696 Utilities
697 Heating, ventilating & air-conditioning