Carpentry

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

Innovative Edge Clamps
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Innovative Edge Clamps

A rubber strap spans the jaws of these spring clamps for quick and easy... More

Pocket-Hole Machine
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Pocket-Hole Machine

The new Kreg Foreman DB210 won't replace production equipment, but it will be... More

Attaching a Deck to SIPs
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Attaching a Deck to SIPs

Though it is possible to beef up a SIP in order to attach a deck ledger, the best... More

Solo Installation of Crown Molding
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Solo Installation of Crown Molding

Techniques developed over the course of 25 years on the job take the place of a... More

True Classic: Raking Cornice
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True Classic: Raking Cornice

Every carpenter wants to dive in and make the sawdust fly. But without slowing... More

Installing Engineered Siding
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Installing Engineered Siding

Working efficiently ensures durability and profitability. More

Curbless Shower Retrofit
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Curbless Shower Retrofit

Curbless showers continue to grow in popularity, for reasons of both aesthetics... More

Carpenter's Pencil
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Carpenter's Pencil

The SharpDraw pencil sharpens itself whenever the tip is drawn along a straightedge. More

Deck Ledgers and Water Table Trim
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Deck Ledgers and Water Table Trim

The 2015 IRC allows a 1-inch-maximum sheathing thickness between the ledger and... More

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