Bill Krier

Title: Home Writer
Education: University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Location: Dallas County, IA
Expertise: Home improvement, DIY, woodworking

Bill Krier is a freelance writer, editor, and project manager with over 40 years of experience in the publishing industry. He specializes in DIY, woodworking, and home improvement articles, and he served as the editor in chief of WOOD magazine for 11 years.


Bill Krier started at Meredith Publishing as the senior editor of WOOD magazine in 1988. During that time, he was responsible for producing and editing content, specifically in the area of tool reviews, skill-building articles, and woodworking projects.

After 13 years, Bill became editor in chief at WOOD, a position he held for 11 years. He directed all creative content published by the magazine, with a circulation of 500,000, for print and digital.

Currently, Bill is a freelance writer, editor, and project manager, working with a client base to provide content on woodworking, DIY, and home improvement.


Bill holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

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