Finish Carpentry

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Running Crown Production Style

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

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Fast Trim Without a Tape

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

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Estimating Finish Carpentry

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

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The Fein Starlock Mounting System For Oscillating Multi-Tools

Starlock is an innovative, patented fitting system for attaching accessories to... More

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Building a Federal Mantel

For production efficiency, break the job down into components More

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Two Essential Saw Stands for Finish Carpentry

Build them yourself for optimal portability and function More

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A Craftsman-Style Coffered Ceiling

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

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Finish Carpentry Instruction

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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
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Retrofitting a Pocket Door

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

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Hiding a Bed in the Wall

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

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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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