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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
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...
Carpenter Builds An Amazing Accent Wall (VIDEO)
A trim carpenter shows how he creates attention-grabbing accent walls
How To Build A Garage (VIDEO)
The first in a series of videos showcasing the process of building a garage from the ground up
Carpenter’s Trick For Scribing Wood to Brick (VIDEO)
You might think scribing a line is child's play, but there is a right and...
A Pro’s Guide To Buying Lumber
Home center lumber is not always the best quality, but you can find what you...
Create Perfect Miters
Tips for getting perfectly mitered joints on the jobsite and in the workshop
The Secret Numbers For Cutting Crown Flat
Here is a mind blowing way to cut crown molding flat on a miter saw.
Factory-Built Homes… Made From Nothing But Wood? (VIDEO)
The Build Show goes inside a factory in Switzerland where homes are made using nothing...
Learn Why American Windows Are Illegal In Sweden (VIDEO)
Follow along as Matt Risinger travels to Sweden to see how buildings and homes are...
How to Make New Wood Look Old
Whether used for shelving, floors or furniture, time-worn wood brings a touch of rustic charm...
The Case for the Compact Router
Is it worth it to buy a compact trim router? Here's what we think.
Wood Finishes That are Food Safe
Choosing the correct finish is always a tough job, and when it comes to food...
Marking and Cutting Radius Trim
Marking and cutting radius trim can be tricky, and mistakes can be costly. This expert...
Simple, Satisfying Metal Cutting (VIDEO)
Mesmerizing metal munching machines in motion.
Mold Basics For Beginners (VIDEO)
Matt Risinger talks mold with construction expert Peter Yost
A Great Method For Exterior Insulation (VIDEO)
Matt Risinger visits a home that has an incredibly unique wall assembly detail.
20 Marking Hacks
Here’s a collection of 20 astounding hacks that’ll help make your marking more accurate...
Cordless Festool Track Saws- Which One Is Best?
Festool is widely considered the king of track saws. But which of their products is the best?
How to Use Epoxy Resin Like a Pro
What is epoxy? Find out why epoxy has several advantages over other adhesives and fillers.
Using a Shop Vacuum for Dust Collection
Fittings, filters and accessories for turning your shop vacuum into a dust collector.
A Machinist’s Tool for Woodworking
A 1-2-3 block is a machinist’s tool that is a 1-in. x 2-in....
Melamine Workbench Topper
What's so great about a melamine work surface? Find the answer here.
Stay-Put Edge Banding
Show that unruly edge banding strip who's boss