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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...
Cut String With Your Hands
Want to impress everyone on the jobsite by cutting through string with your bare hands?...
Turn a 2×4 Into a Jack
In this video, Essential Craftsman demonstrates how to create a jack out of 2x4s...
Cut Greater Degrees on Your Miter Saw
Most miter saws can cut a 50-deg. angle turned one way and about a 60...
Get the Most Out of Your Framing Square
Framing squares are profoundly underappreciated. A framing square is the right tool for a whole...
What You Might Not Know About Lumber
Coarse grain, vertical grain, rift sawn, tight grain.... there's a lot to know when it...
Fire Blocking Basics
How to prevent fires Holes and gaps in wall and ceiling cavities allow a fire...
Wonderful Woodworking Tips
A collection of user-submitted tips for woodworking
Fantastic Framing Tips
Pro Tips for Better Ripping
Cabinet Face Frame Tips
Building face frames is rewarding and not as difficult as you might think. Here’s...
Modern Deck Building
A lot of advancements have been made in the world of deck construction. Here's what's...
Trim Carpentry Tips
Trimming is detailed work that requires patience, skill and just a little bit of a...
Deck Fasteners…You’ve Got Options
Has it been a while since you built your last deck? Did you fasten the...
Clamping and Gluing Tips and Tricks
Health gurus say to "treat your body like a temple". Well, here at Construction Pro...
Which Wood Substitute Works Best?
Doing some exterior work on a house and trying to decide which material to use?...
Avoid Framing Mistakes
Build your walls straight, sturdy and plumb with these great tips.
Tips for Making Portable Tools for Your Workshop
In the workshop, garage, basement or shed, having wheels on your tools and equipment means...