Skirtboards between two walls are called closed skirtboards, a skirtboard that must be mitered into the risers is called an open skirtboard and
Trimwork & Cabinetry
An icon of Craftsman joinery, the pegged mortise, faceted with a file and chisel
A rather biased view on whether or not to use biscuit joiners for slab glue-ups—but what do you really think, Jesse?
Don't forget to add the drywall thickness to the kitchen plan dimensions for an accurate framing layout. Kitchen plans indicate finished dimensions, not rough.
When installing a short run of vanity cabinets, you can use a story stick and a level
There are always hiccups in kitchen remodels. Here are some field-modification solutions to common installation problems.
How some simple jigs and a router can add interesting detail to millwork
A 2x4 frame skinned with Luan plywood, simple corner and shoe molding is captured on a helmet cam, 2x4 cam, speed square cam, drill cam, brad nailer cam and panning yard cam edited to high speed process over an acoustic blues tune.
The best containment strategy depends on the job size, tools required, location in the house, and proximity to living space
A pretty cool parlor trick that makes trade shows go quickly, and a great way to 'Wow' the kids.
With scrap lumber and a couple of hours, Samurai Carpenter builds a jig and smooths a log into the beginnings of a tabletop ...