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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
Garden Shed Framing Tips
In this video, Scott Wadsworth, the Essential Craftsman, shares a collection of handy framing tips that could help you on your next project
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.
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 fluid applied system that prevents leaks.
“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 your drawer pulls exactly in the center of the drawer.
Essential Marking And Cutting Tips
Find out which marking tools the Essential Craftsman prizes most.
Best Ways to Remove Buried Base
Trim removal is an under-appreciated art. In this video Richard McMurray demonstrates the best ways to remove baseboard that’s been
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 first before fastening the 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 over complicate. In this video
Cut String With Your Hands
Want to impress everyone on the jobsite by cutting through string with your bare hands? In this video, Essential Craftsman
Turn a 2×4 Into a Jack
In this video, Essential Craftsman demonstrates how to create a jack out of 2x4s when you don’t have a 4×4
Cut Greater Degrees on Your Miter Saw
Most miter saws can cut a 50-deg. angle turned one way and about a 60-deg. angle turned the other.
Get the Most Out of Your Framing Square
Framing squares are profoundly underappreciated. A framing square is the right tool for a whole bunch of jobs. They’re a
Wonderful Woodworking Tips
A collection of user-submitted tips for woodworking
Trim Carpentry Tips
Trimming is detailed work that requires patience, skill and just a little bit of a perfectionism. Here are some great trim carpentry tips to get you from hack to pro.
All of the Options for Deck Fasteners
Has it been a while since you built your last deck? Did you fasten the wooden deck boards with nails or Phillips-head screws? Well, things have changed.
Clamping and Gluing Tips and Tricks
Health gurus say to "treat your body like a temple". Well, here at Construction Pro Tips we have a similar philosophy regarding workshops. A pro's workshop should be his holy place, a place to think...
Tips for Making Portable Tools for Your Workshop
In the workshop, garage, basement or shed, having wheels on your tools and equipment means you can easily move them out of your way to create more space.
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