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.
Frank Howarth needed a new door for his pantry, so he turned to some Sequoia slabs that he and a buddy cut up a few years ago.
And then he made a film about it.
Begin straight and level for a wall that will be plumb and square
"Build it right. If the wood can withstand seven centuries, I would build a house that is so constructed as to withstand a millennium. With this attitude, I would keep woodworking."
—Go Taek Yeong, Skill Holder
Simple math, a few tricks, and a couple of rules of thumb make a pretty good checklist
The key to great-looking vinyl is great-looking trimwork (and great-looking vinyl)
"It is so nice to have a new kitchen. I love the quartz countertops. I love the cooktop and range hood. The cabinets are beautiful and functional. It's exactly what we wanted."
Pop it off, unscrew the stops, swap the glass and repeat in reverse.—fast, tight, and good-looking
It turns out, 5/8 plywood is about the best window insurance you can buy
A trim edge to dress up the ends of vinyl siding