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Tips and Techniques for Finishing Trim
Tips and Techniques for Finishing Trim Tue, Oct 27, 2020 Finishing Trim...Achieving a flawless finish is all about proper prep, taking the correct steps, and applying the right product with quality tools. Read More

Mitered Joints Make a Tiled Shower Niche Shine
Mitered Joints Make a Tiled Shower Niche Shine Thu, Aug 13, 2020 All you need for tight-fitting miters in tile is an angle grinder and a steady hand. Read More

Reproducing Traditional Moldings
Reproducing Traditional Moldings Wed, Jul 01, 2020 Historic restoration can be challenging for a trim carpenter. Standardization of molding profiles did not become the norm until early in the 20th century, so a trim carpenter working on a historic house usually has to choose between having molding kn... Read More

How to Cope Baseboard Trim with a Miter Saw
How to Cope Baseboard Trim with a Miter Saw Sun, Jun 14, 2020 This article teaches you how to cope baseboard corners fast. It will walk you through, step-by-step, coping baseboard with your miter saw. Read More

Expert Guide for Choosing the Right Caulk for Any Job
Expert Guide for Choosing the Right Caulk for Any Job Sun, Jun 07, 2020 Even with the EZCrown system, you may have some minor caulking needs.  Especially with very old homes.  This article contains great information on what you should look for. Read More

Dialing in Accurate Miter-Saw Cuts
Dialing in Accurate Miter-Saw Cuts Sun, May 24, 2020 We came across this tip by T.D. Culver, Cleveland Heights, OH in Fine Homebuilding Lining up the blade of a miter saw with the cut mark on a piece of molding can be difficult to do perfectly. Rather than sneaking up on the mark, try this trick. ... Read More

Drywall Anchors
Drywall Anchors Thu, Apr 09, 2020 Choose drywall screws rather than nails—nails are far more likely to work loose and cause ugly craters or “pops.” The screw length depends on the drywall thickness: 1-5/8-in. screws are for 5/8-in. drywall; 1-1/4-in. screws are for anything thinner. ... 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

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