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  • Metabo PowerGrip II Cordless Drill

    A conventional-sized cordless drill is a bit much for tasks like installing cabinet doors and electrical devices; a better option would be a cordless screwdriver such as Metabo's palm-sized PowerGrip II.

  • Restoring Wood Shutters

    A methodical approach and modern materials give new life to a time-honored architectural element.

  • Fitting Out a Custom Closet

    Adjustable rods and shelving simplify layout and construction.

  • Inlaying Ceramic Tile in a Wood Floor

    To ensure a long-lasting installation, use a membrane and a movement joint.

  • Making Room for a Bigger Kitchen

    A deft reworking of existing space produces an expansive hub for cooking and entertainment.

  • Products

    Central-vac alternative; bay-front fireplace; wood-look decking; quick-dry latex paint; lighter bricks; more

  • On the Job

    Tricky miter; giant jig for big ellipses; tree protection

  • Gluing a Glulam

    Q: For one of our projects, we need to make a solid wood attachment to a glulam beam that seems to have a special finish on it. Should we use a particular type of glue to make the connection?

  • Gluing Wood Flooring to Concrete

    A successful job starts with a moisture test.

  • Period Kitchen Remodel

    Vintage details and clever reorganization help an updated space blend into an old home.