Trimwork & Cabinetry
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.
A quick and dirty crown molding tip
An organic post base connection that sheds water and looks like a million bucks