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Fantastic Framing Tips
Framing tips that will take you to rockstar status on the jobsite!
Tstuds: Will This New Innovation Eliminate House Wrap?
How To Make Your Own Shims
Secrets of the Sawhorse: 7 Tips and Tricks
Guide to Modern Deck Building
How Matt Risinger Gets Judged as a Builder (VIDEO)
Push Sticks Prevent Impalement
You can prevent injuries (and potential impalement) when using a table saw by building a...
Top 10 Chain Saw Tips
Chain saws are handy, hard-working tools. They can also be unwieldy and dangerous. These are...
How to Install Joist Hangers
If you install them properly, joist hangers will keep your decks and floors strong as...
Install Perfect Window Trim
Long-time carpenter Travis Larson explains how he installs window trim
How To End Wainscot At A Corner (VIDEO)
Trim carpenter Richard McMurray shares his method for ending wainscot at a corner, a particularly...
Get The Most Out Of Your Chains (VIDEO)
In this video, Kyle Stumpenhorst of RR Buildings shares some of his best tricks and "...
A Simple Way To Make Coping Easier (VIDEO)
In this video, trim carpenter Richard McMurray shares a fairly simple way to make coping easier.
What’s the Difference Between Traditional and Engineered Framing Lumber? (VIDEO)
In this video, Matt Risinger and "The Build Show" dive into the differences between traditional...
14 Proven Drill Press Tips And Techniques
A drill press is a powerful multi-purpose tool if you learn how to get the...
Techniques for Painting Windows That Will Save You Time and Energy
All of the advice for a long-lasting paint job on woodwork also applies to windows,...
How to Make Shiplap Siding
With a table saw and dado blade, you can make your own shiplap siding in no time at all.
How to Cope Baseboard Trim with a Miter Saw
Cope baseboard corners fast. We'll walk you through coping baseboard with your miter saw.
Old-School Tips For Drilling Holes (VIDEO)
A longtime craftsman shares tips and techniques for drilling holes in a wide variety of materials
How To Build An Under-Deck Roof
Convert the space under a second-story deck into a dry, spacious patio by installing this...
How To Install Baseboard Around Outlets (VIDEO)
A trim carpenter shares how he installs baseboard around outlets
Leveling Tips From Pro Carpenters
Great leveling tips shared by pros, perfect for on the jobsite and around the house
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Tips for Hanging Doors
Seven pro tips to help you hang doors that will look great, work the way...
How To Build a Set of Deck Stairs (VIDEO)
A veteran carpenter demonstrates the proper way to build a set of stairs for a deck.
14 Pro-Approved Tips for Tight Miters
Pro tricks for air-tight joints
Spring-Loaded Hinge Pin Remover
Don't mess up your trim trying to remove a hinge pin! Keep your door trim...