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Molding, Millwork, & Trim

  • Replacing a Wooden Gutter (Subscriber content)

    A bowed, sagging wall complicated this custom repair.

     
  • How to Power Sand Crown Molding and Custom Trim Prep

    No sanders that we had looked at could tackle custom profiles effectively because their shapes simply could not conform to the trim stock.

     
  • The ‘Wicked Yellow Barn’: A renovation for the aged!

    My New Year’s resolution for 2014 — besides writing a blog entry every week — is to finish the studio/gallery in my barn in time for Spring.

     
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    Dressing up Porch Posts With PVC (Subscriber content)

    Pre-fabrication on the work bench makes wrapping porch posts with PVC trim fast and easy.

     
  • Better Results With Vinyl (Subscriber content)

    A guide to best practices for product selection, installation, and repair of vinyl siding. How to identify better-quality products, and minimize problems by using sound installation and repair techniques.

     
  • Festool Kapex UG Mobile Miter Saw Station (Subscriber content)

    This station is designed to pair with the Kapex saw that many high-end finish carpenters like to use. The two extension wings give continuous support and provide extra work surface that is ideal for trim work, and simple flip stops allow repetitive cuts.

     
  • Outwater Design-A-Column

    A line of half-round column elements for cabinets, kitchen islands, and other surfaces, Design-A-Column includes columns and more in maple and cherry with a variety of designs.

     
  • Building Better Eaves

    Roof overhangs can be finished in a number of materials and constructed in a wide variety of different ways. Here's what you need to know to construct eaves that will survive the test of time.

     
  • Replacing the Trim Around a Classic Doorway (Subscriber content)

    Upgrading the trim on a vintage home such as this one gives an old doorway a new life.

     
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    Makita LS0714 Sliding Compound-Miter Saw

    From light framing to finish carpentry, this Makita saw offers great cutting capacity and is light-weight.

     
 
 
 
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