Trimwork & Cabinetry

Crown Molding Q&A: Matching Crown Molding Profiles Up the Rake

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When the humps don't match the bumps, you need a second molding profile—or you can eliminate the plumb cut

 

Draw Perfect Arcs for Big Gates

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A couple of sticks are all you need to scribe smooth arcs that cover wide work pieces

Essential Woodworking Jigs

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Four jigs are all you need to set up a mobile cabinet shop

A Laser Jig for Quicker Leveling

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Created by a cabinet maker, this simple jig allows you to quickly gauge the relative elevation of multiple points.

How To Scribe Wood To Stone

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An organic post base connection that sheds water and looks like a million bucks

 

Start to Finish Stair Trim-Out Project

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From sizing up the job to setting the newel posts on a stain-grade set of winders

The Woodworker: 1940 Vocational Guidance Film

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A film on the many aspects of woodworking that go into building things with wood—including a pre-robot look at technology displacing workers

 

Perfect-Width Dadoes: No Math, No Jigs

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Use scraps to offset the straight edge allowing you to cut each edge of the dado with opposite edges of a router bit

 

How to Make Millwork—Minus The Molder

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Many remodels require matching an existing trim profile for new doors or windows.  When an old profile isn't available, you can make new pieces with a little bit of 'millwork magic'—and a giant pencil

Sweet Tip for Removing Buried Baseboard

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Additional layers of flooring can bury baseboards making them look squat (bad) and difficult to remove (worse).

Shop-Made Kitchen Cabinet Boxes

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Kitchen cabinet carcasses are just four-sided cubes made with plywood and simple joinery. Repetition is the name of this game.

Scalable Tuscan Order Dimensions With A SketchUp 'Calculator'

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Put away the abacus, Hoss—here's a Visual Construction Calculator for your proportional processing ponderances

 

A 'Good-Enough' Way to Build Drawer Boxes

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One way to build drawer boxes fast, efficient, and repeatable

 

Roll-Out Cabinet for Corner Storage

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Heavy-duty drawer hardware and a simple cabinet turns a blind corner into roll-out storage