Trimwork & Cabinetry

Model Remodel Show: Semi-Custom Cabinets That Add a Punch of Color


Good kitchen design is universal: it works for people of all ages and abilities. It can also look great

Router Jig for Clean Dadoes


Spice up plywood cabinets with solid wood inlays. Spice up solid wood inlays with cleanly cur dado slots

Cutting Just a Smidge from Construction Stock: Deflect the Saw Blade


Sometimes a blade thickness is waaay more than you need to cut off. If you need to take 1/32 off the end of a board, here's how to do it quickly.

Murphy Bed Build (9): Final Installation and Adjustments


Adjust the boxes to the hardware, and then to each other. Rotating the panel gives a little extra wiggle room

Murphy Bed Build (8): Building the Bed Cabinet


Assembling a big box with a big back that anchors the bed cabinet to the wall

Build A Murphy Bed (7): Hinge Installation


A little extra space helps, and can be tightened with a washer if needed

Murphy Bed Build (6): Bed Frame Assembly


Install the front-facing panel and movable legs to the mattress box 

A Wall Bed That Even Murphy Can Make


Main sections of the process are broken into 3-5 minute videos and nifty tips are broken out into 30-second - 1-minute video clips below.

Setting Up an Efficient Miter Saw Station


An inexpensive tool, a mid-priced one, and a high-dollar cordless saw combine into a nice little system for clean and accurate mitering

A Master Carpenter's Take on Push Sticks


The absence of an accident does not mean the presence of safety; push sticks are expendable; fingers are not.

Yet Another Video About Sturdy Saw Horses


Four straight 2x6s, a lot of glue, a mortiser, planer, sharp chisels, band saw, forstner bits, a block plane, oscillating spindle sander, and a rubber mallet are all you need

Edgebanding Tip: Reveal the Joint with Rabbets


Edgebanding without sanding: call attention to the joint rather than trying to hide it. Because you won't hide it.

Jobsite Jig for Cutting a Straight edge on a Crowned Board


An accurate setup made from scraps can help you salvage lumber that is too crooked to frame with but could be great for blocking or furring strips

6 Kitchen Cabinet Layout Tips


How to account for a room that is not plumb, level, or square when you have a truckload of expensive (and square) boxes to install.

3 Woodworking Tricks


Marking, cutting, and glue-up tips that you may have forgotten about