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Molding, Millwork, & Trim

  • 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.

     
  • Building on the Frontier

    St. Louis — In Old North St. Louis, some blocks have more grassy vacant lots on them than houses, and nearly 40 percent of the residents live in poverty, according to the 2000 Census.

     
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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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    A Carpenter's Home Is His Castle

    As a union carpenter, T.J. Baker works on large, complicated structures like baseball stadiums, computer-chip factories, and high-rise hotels. So what does he do in his spare time? The same thing most carpenters do: He remodels his house.

     
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    On the Job

    Wainscoting for wavy walls; homemade dispensers

     
 
 
 
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