Trimwork & Cabinetry
The absence of an accident does not mean the presence of safety; push sticks are expendable; fingers are not.
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
Use scraps to offset the straight edge allowing you to cut each edge of the dado with opposite edges of a router bit
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
Two reasons: you're not paying attention, or you're doing it wrong
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!
Four jigs are all you need to set up a mobile cabinet shop
Created by a cabinet maker, this simple jig allows you to quickly gauge the relative elevation of multiple points.