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Molding, Millwork, & Trim

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    On the Job

    Tricky miter; giant jig for big ellipses; tree protection

     
  • Cleaning the Slate

    A short time ago, a remodeler hired me to solve a dispute he had with a customer. He had been building an addition, and when he began framing the walls he discovered that the foundation slab was out of square. The concrete sub owned up to the mistake, and at no charge to the customer fixed the...

     
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    21st-Century Greek Revival

    Use PVC trim to create a durable version of this classic cornice.

     
  • Historic Tax Credits Remain Strong

    One basic law of Newtonian physics—what goes up must come down—seems not to apply to prices for federal historic rehabilitation tax credits.

     
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    A Curved Coffered Ceiling

    Precise backing, flexible moldings, and a lot of patience got the job done.

     
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    Letters

    Building fire-resistive eaves; drywall butt joints and code; making arched panel molding

     
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    Coping Trim With a Grinder

    A high-quality angle grinder makes quick work of intricate copes in hardwood crown.

     
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    Products

    Stainless Connectors ~ No Math, No Fuss ~ Cellular-PVC Crown ~ Faux Ipe ~ Gutter Appeal ~ Dormer Kits

     
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    Building an Arched Passageway

    This straightforward approach combines basic shop methods with simple site joinery to create an elegant frame-and-panel archway.

     
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    Hidden Hinge Options

    Q: We have a client who would like interior door hinges that are totally hidden when the door is closed. Are there any hidden hinges available that are relatively easy to install and have some adjustability?

     
 
 
 
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