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Highest-Paying States for Roofers
To net top dollar in the roofing industry, you should move to one of these states.
Tips for Tighter Miters and Better Coped Joints
Check it Out: DEWALT Cordless Stud/Joist Drill
Fire Blocking Basics
Pro Tip: Cope With a Jigsaw
Which Wood Substitute Works Best?
Fantastic Framing Tips
A collection of framing tips that will turn you into a rockstar on the jobsite
Pro Tip: How To Scribe With a Tape Measure
Scribing a straight line with nothing but a tape measure and a pencil is a...
Best Ways To Glue Wood
Speed up your woodworking projects, improve the quality of glue connections, and make your project...
Pro Tip: Why Lip Balm on Screws Can Be a Good Idea
Driving screws into hard wood can be a tough chore. Learn an easy fix here.
Best Bar Clamp Tip
Prevent pipe clamps from marring your wood projects with this one simple and inexpensive trick.
Stair Codes for Rise, Run, and Nosing
A simple but helpful summary of what the IRC code says about building stair rise, run, and nosing.
Tips for Creating Face Frame Cabinets
Building face frames is rewarding and not as difficult as you might think. Here’s...
Pro Tips for Better Ripping
Here are a few of the most useful tips from experienced carpenters and cabinetmakers to...
5 Things I Wish I Would Have Known as a Rookie Carpenter
We spoke to a former lead carpenter to find out the five things he wishes...
Top Products Bought by Homeowners, Installed By Pros
Take a look at homeowners' top product purchases that still required the help of a...
Stuff We Love: Woodworking Tools
This week on Stuff We Love, Marty Dyck shares three tools that all woodworkers should...
Avoid Framing Mistakes With These Tips
Build your walls straight, sturdy and plumb with these great tips.
Tstuds: Will This New Innovation Eliminate House Wrap?
Framing with Tstuds minimizes air infiltration in a home, reduces carbon footprints, and saves on...
Pro Tip: How To Make Your Own Shims
Shims are one of a carpenters most commonly used tools. So what should you do...
Secrets of the Sawhorse: 7 Tips and Tricks
A folding metal sawhorse is every tradesman’s best buddy. They’re inexpensive, lightweight, and...
Guide to Modern Deck Building
A lot of advancements have been made in the world of deck construction. Here's what's...
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How Matt Risinger Gets Judged as a Builder (VIDEO)
Watch this video to learn the one thing that Matt Risinger finds people judge his homes on the most.
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...