Look at walls like they're Classical columns to find the right proportions and shapes
Trimwork & Cabinetry
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 without sanding: call attention to the joint rather than trying to hide it. Because you won't hide it.
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
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.
Marking, cutting, and glue-up tips that you may have forgotten about
Rather than cover the joint between drywall and door frame, celebrate the gap with an architectural reglet
Masking tape and a sharp knife are hard to beat for production precision
Some original bones and mashed up meat make a door whose secret is safe
When the humps don't match the bumps, you need a second molding profile—or you can eliminate the plumb cut
Q: How many holes will Matt cut before finding the leak?
A: As many as it takes!
A couple of sticks are all you need to scribe smooth arcs that cover wide work pieces
Four jigs are all you need to set up a mobile cabinet shop
Condense all of the critical measurements of a room onto the sides of one stick
Wall beds are a great way to add utility to a spare room. The hardware is the heart of the system
Split a detail with the first cut and then inch up to the second cut. Slowly.