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Interior

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    PVC Trim Adhesive

    PVC Trim Welder comes in fast- and slow-curing formulations and laminate grade

     
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    Box Newel With a Metal Stanchion

    Steel comes in handy to stiffen a newel post

     
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    TS 55 REQ Track Saw

    It's hard to beat Festool's ease of use and exceptional dust control, but be prepared to pay

     
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    PVC-Compatible Biscuits

    Versatex's #20 Plastic Biscuits are used to join PVC trim boards

     
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    Plaster Repair Strategies (Subscriber content)

    Minimize demolition by patching cracks, resurfacing with fabric, or adding a layer of drywall

     
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    Low Profile

    Embassy Ceilings look nicer than conventional suspended ceilings and eat up less headroom

     
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    Azek PVC Column Wrap

    Wrap the three connected panels around the post, then lock the fourth panel in place

     
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    Composite Beadboard

    Boral’s Tru Exterior Trim is made from fly ash and polymers

     
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    Tight Ladder

    The Energy Seal Attic Ladder has integrated weatherstripping to reduce air leakage

     
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    Quick Cable Rails

    A minimalist look for interiors and exteriors

     
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    Greek Revival Column Repair

    An impressive colonnade is repaired stave by stave

     
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    The Fine Art of Floor Planing (Subscriber content)

    Caillebotte's "Les Raboteurs de Parquet” shows workers using 19th century hand tools

     
  • Copemaster Update (Subscriber content)

    You can still buy parts -- and a new model is in the works

     
  • Patching Veneer Plaster (Subscriber content)

    Tips from a thread on fixing a hole in a plaster ceiling

     
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    Dressing Up A Garage Door (Subscriber content)

    Wooden “skins” add a classy touch to an insulated steel overhead door

     
  • Patching Plaster

    Use setting compound and drywall patches to quickly repair holes in plaster

     
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    Stock Closet System

    ClosetMaidís ShelfTrack Elite system offers the custom wood look for less cost

     
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    Pretty Face

    Johnson Hardware's pre-assembled Wall Mounted Fascia goes with the company's sliding door track

     
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    Exotic Reclaimed Flooring

    Viridianís Jarkarta Blend is 100% Asian hardwoods reclaimed from international shipping crates

     
  • Removing Grout Haze (Subscriber content)

    Stubborn latex grout haze on textured accent tiles led to this thread in JLC's Ceramic Tile Expert Forum

     
 
 
 
JLC Field Guide to Decking