Trimwork & Cabinetry
Two types of newel post are in this staircase: those that sit flat on the floor and those which are notched around the treads and risers.
Historically, shutters were used for protection and light management. These shutters do both at the same time.
Zero-clearance inserts reduce tearout and improve safety on a tablesaw
Keeping it #oldschool and building double-hung windows like they used to
Fitting finished stair parts that are too narrow and too deep
Matt Jackson demonstrates how to use a paper bag as a buffer after spraying catalyzed laquer on coffered ceiling parts.
How to wrap a rough 4x4 post with solid wood and mitered corners
Budget-consious, stain-grade stringers with some non-traditional joints.
The trick to a long miter joint is flat, straight stock. And a lot of clamps.
So a guy calls and asks me to trim out a stairway that he and his buddy built.
When bridging an opening in the base cabinets, don't rely on the wall to dictate cabinet placement. Use a straightedge to align the faces of the cabinets on either side.