Please enter your email address to reset your password. An email will be sent with instructions to create a new password. If you do not receive an email, please check your spam folder.
Don't have an account?
Are you a subscriber but don’t have an online account?
Register for full online access.
Would you like to receive email from Hanley Wood Media’s family of brands and partners?*
Note to existing JLC Subscribers:
If you choose to use your Social Network, please ensure that the email address associated with your Social Network matches the email associated with your JLC Subscription.
Thank you for creating your JLC Online account! Your JLC subscription purchase has begun in a new window.
If you see this message, make sure your popup blockers are disabled and click here to relaunch the subscription window.
Congratulations! Please check your e-mail for confirmation to gain full access to JLC Online's free features.
Please create a nickname to post in the forums.
Tips and tools for debarking cedar logs for use as rustic-looking porch posts.
John LaTorre Jr. shows how to build a wall that's an independent structure when there are no other walls to tie into for rigidity.
Remodeler Randal Patterson shows how to make simple wooden covers for hydronic baseboard heat.
None of these details are super tricky but they require a good team of craftsman to ensure this simple detail doesn't look sloppy when it's completed.
Stacking the basement stairs under the stairs to the second floor opens up the living space.
An organized work vehicle can save you a ton of time and effort, and it might even double as a portable workplace.
Many carpenters make their own saw stands, which they can tailor exactly to the work they do. These stands are their workbenches, and because the stands are wooden, users can nail or screw their accessories anywhere.
The concept of the Trojan Workcenter is simple: Two pairs of collapsible legs firmly clamp to a 2-by rail, which you supply; there’s an MDF saw table and two adjustable support rollers that clamp to the top of the rail.
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.
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.
2015 Hanley Wood Media, Inc. All rights reserved.