Matt Jackson has been in the construction trades since 1972. During his career he has working as a remodeling contractor and auto body restoration technician and, most recently, as a framer and trim carpenter on high-end custom homes. Matt, aka the Timber Tailor, runs a YouTube channel called Next Level Carpentry and The Digital Jobsite on which he shares his passion for fine-craftsmanship and knowledge. When he’s not working, he hikes, rock-climbs, and travels with his wife. They live in a home that Matt built in the Black Hills of South Dakota.
A piece of long, stiff wire and a cordless drill are the keys to successfully transferring layout marks through multiple layers of finished materials.
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