Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Corner

In this category we include different articles we feel are important and informative for the avid do-it-yourselfer.


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How to Build a Portable Miter Saw Stand
How to Build a Portable Miter Saw Stand Sun, May 17, 2020 Bernard Williams , Cranberry, PA came up with an idea that allowed him to recycle something old to solve a problem that he had with something new. As shown in the drawing, he modified an old folding ironing board into a portable stand for my miter sa... Read More

36 Miter Saw Tips and Tool Reviews
36 Miter Saw Tips and Tool Reviews Sun, May 03, 2020 We haven't used all of the tool brands mentioned, but there is some good information contained in this article. Read More

Slotting Baseboards
Slotting Baseboards Fri, Apr 24, 2020 A great tip about Slotting Baseboards from Fine Home Building... Read More

Duct Tape Keeps Miters Together
Duct Tape Keeps Miters Together Fri, Apr 03, 2020 Here is a tip we came across from Fine Homebuilding. It is a great and easy way to keep miters together if your corners don't align. Read More

How to Use a Miter Saw
How to Use a Miter Saw Fri, Mar 27, 2020 Miter saws are designed to make angled cuts for molding, trim work, rafters, and other general carpentry applications. The saws also make straight crosscuts and, when equipped with the right blade, the versatility of a miter saw is an important part ... Read More

How to Cut Extreme Angles on Your Miter Saw
How to Cut Extreme Angles on Your Miter Saw Fri, Mar 20, 2020 The process becomes fairly simple if you make a simple jig from scrap wood to make safe easy cuts at angles greater than 45 degrees with your compound miter saw or chop saw. In fact, that is part of the manufacturing process for the construction of a... Read More

Build A Beautiful Three-Piece Crown Molding
Build A Beautiful Three-Piece Crown Molding Wed, Mar 11, 2020 Richard McMurray knows a thing or two about crown molding. Watch the video and learn the entire process that goes into a three-piece crown molding build-up Read More

Tips For Caulking
Tips For Caulking Thu, Mar 05, 2020 Even with EZCrown, you may need to do some initial caulking after you hang your crown molding. Learn the best tips for applying caulk for a smooth, mess-free seal. With these tips, you’ll get perfect results every time! Read More

Tips and Techniques for Finishing Trim and Crown Molding
Tips and Techniques for Finishing Trim and Crown Molding Fri, Feb 28, 2020 Once you have installed your EZCrown frames, your next step is to add the crown molding. Achieving a flawless finish is all about proper prep, taking the correct steps, and applying the right product with quality tools. Read More

Save Your Next Shoe Box and Save Your Eyes Too!
Save Your Next Shoe Box and Save Your Eyes Too! Sun, Feb 23, 2020 I read this a few months ago and saved it but don't recall where I found this useful tip.  Even though most of our customers simply attach our EZCrown frames to the top plate, in some cases they do need to drill their ceiling. Getting dust in your... Read More

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