Putty and paint make a carpenter what (s)he ain't, and knowing how to scribe makes a carpenter who doesn't need excuses...
Jan 28 2019
Magnets are better than sledgehammers
Jan 24 2019
Why would you double the workload, just to hide it inside a table leg? "Because it's awesome"
Jan 1 2019
Forget about upside-down and backwards, just lay it on the table and cut it
Dec 28 2018
Two videos cover the design questions and construction process of a post and beam patio roof structure
Dec 26 2018
All complex assemblies involving multiple trades demand the critical, and constant, focus of supervisors. Where one trade ends and another begins must show continuity. If you do not build redundancy into the system, you are building in risk.
Dec 22 2018
Long wedges cut from 2x4s are extremely effective for removing difficult flooring. Oh yeah, and don't forget the sledgehammer.
Dec 18 2018
The IRC is a thick book, but there is relatively little aimed at decks. A few sections have a few sentences dedicated to construction of safe and durable decks.
Dec 8 2018
A relatively quick and simple method for cleaning up your tablesaw cuts
Nov 29 2018
Five tips to keep the job moving — SAFELY
Nov 12 2018
A piano wire drill bit can help you cut holes in the wall right where you want them
Nov 5 2018
Flashing is the key to a skylight that won't leak water into the roof
Oct 22 2018
How to apply a non-slip broom texture to a concrete slab
Oct 15 2018
Super Glue, a bench habit, and a super sharp pull saw can help you cut the small stuff—and KEEP your fingers