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Pre-fabrication on the work bench makes wrapping porch posts with PVC trim fast and easy.
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This stand won a Editors’ Choice Award from Tools of the Trade magazine in 2002 because it unfolded in a minute to become a long and sturdy 18-inch-wide stand, and it had an adjustable deck height to accommodate almost any saw.
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JLC contributor Bruce Greenlaw weighs up the pros and cons of this construction calculator.
Readers sound off about the International Residential Code, deck framing, recessed can covers, and more.
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