Finish Carpentry

Running Crown Production Style
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Running Crown Production Style

For an efficient job, install the crown in a logical order and control every step... More

Fast Trim Without a Tape
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Fast Trim Without a Tape

A finish carpentry specialist describes a fast and accurate method for marking,... More

Estimating Finish Carpentry
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Estimating Finish Carpentry

A simple spreadsheet is the backbone of this estimating method, but the daily job... More

A Craftsman-Style Coffered Ceiling
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A Craftsman-Style Coffered Ceiling

Seamless miters and an oil finish raise the trim-carpentry bar More

Building Custom Doors on Site
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Building Custom Doors on Site

Success comes from having a fast and easy method to join the rails and stiles and... More

Curved Paneling for a Circular Room
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Curved Paneling for a Circular Room

Master cabinetmaker, Mark Luzio divulges, his secrets for making curved panels. More

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Finish Carpentry Instruction

Installing Arched Casing
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Installing Arched Casing

How to make three different arched trim details look like they grew there More

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Adding to Measurements for a Tight Fit
Retrofitting a Pocket Door
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Retrofitting a Pocket Door

Installing a door entirely from one side of a wall without disturbing finishes on... More

Hiding a Bed in the Wall
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Hiding a Bed in the Wall

A folding "Murphy Bed" adds function, and a cool factor, to small spaces. More

Pre-Assembling Exterior Trim
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Pre-Assembling Exterior Trim

Fabricating parts on the ground or in the shop saves time and improves quality. More

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