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Fantastic Framing Tips
Framing tips that will take you to rockstar status on the jobsite!
Simple Ways To Upgrade Your Workbench
Save Old Wood Glue
Best Bar Clamp Tip
Prevent Stuck Caps
Best Ways To Glue Wood
Pro Tip: Make Your Own Shims
Shims are one of a carpenters most commonly used tools. So what should you do...
Pro Tip: Mark Your Saw For Efficient Cuts
If you have to measure, mark, and then cut a bunch of boards the same...
A Sawmill History (video)
In this video Scott Wadsworth shares some personal and fascinating stories about the history of...
Trim Edge-banding With a Chisel
Check out this awesome edge-banding veneer trick.
Miters Are Hard. Here’s An Easy Fix
Creating perfect miters is hard, but this tip makes it really easy to fix them.
Create a Sanding Station for Small Parts
Try out this easily sanding station for some small projects
Master Your Hole Saw
A good hole saw kit is a staple in every pro's arsenal. Check out these...
Garden Shed Framing Tips
In this video, Scott Wadsworth, the Essential Craftsman, shares a collection of handy framing tips...
Build A Beautiful Three-Piece Crown Molding
Learn the entire process that goes into a three-piece crown molding build-up
The Right Way to Cut Crown Molding
An experienced pro explains how to cut crown molding
Circular Saw Pro Tips (VIDEO)
Check out these excellent circular saw tips from a long-time carpenter and all-around craftsman.
Tips For Tight Miters And Coped Joints
Learn from the pros how to create super tight miters.
Stop Leaks and Prevent Callbacks With PROSOCO’s R-Guard System (VIDEO)
In this video Matt Risinger talks to a PROSOCO representative about their R-Guard System, a...
“The Framing Hammer Hall of Fame” (VIDEO)
A great hammer buying guide from a man who knows about hammers.
PRO TIP: Simple Drawer Pull Layout (VIDEO)
With a little math and a little razzle dazzle, you will be able to center...
Essential Marking And Cutting Tips
Find out which marking tools the Essential Craftsman prizes most.
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Best Ways to Remove Buried Base
Trim removal is an under-appreciated art. In this video Richard McMurray demonstrates the best ways...
Circular Saw Tips and Tricks
Learn circular saw basics from a carpentry expert
How to build a panel-molding frame
Assembling a panel-molding frame in place can be done, but Richard prefers to assemble frames...
How You Should Cut Crown Molding With a Miter Saw
Cutting crown molding with a miter saw is a pretty simple task that people often...