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PRO TIP: Simple Drawer Pull Layout (VIDEO)
With a little math and a little razzle dazzle, you will be able to center...
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...
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...
Fire Blocking Basics
Fire blocking slows the vertical movement of flames, smoke and gases by sealing off spaces...
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...
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?...
Tips for Making Portable Tools for Your Workshop
In the workshop, garage, basement or shed, having wheels on your tools and equipment means...