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A Custom Hinge Mortising Template A Custom Hinge Mortising Template

This time-saver helps to turn slabs into ready-to-hang doors

A Sweeping Handrail for a Centerpiece StairOnline Membership Required

A pitch-block jig and a deadman stand are two keys in transforming a jumble of parts into a continuous handrail

Build a Simple Door Buck
Video: Build a Simple Door BuckOnline Membership Required

Low on materials and high on utility, this door buck can be made with ease

Custom Doors, Done EasyOnline Membership Required

Sandwich-style construction offers strength and design flexibility without fussy joinery work

3 Fireplace MantelsOnline Membership Required

Different designs, different materials, and different techniques all yield great results

Turning Corners with Beaded CasingOnline Membership Required

A shop-built jig creates a combination butt-miter joint that looks good year round

Building a Crosscut Sled for a Table SawOnline Membership Required

Making square cuts on wide stock is quick, safe and easy with this simple jig that you can build in a day

Building a Custom Box Newel
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Building a Custom Box NewelOnline Membership Required

A hollow post made of mitered panels is easily detailed with stock moldings

Stud-cutting bench
Tip: Stud-cutting bench

Installing Handrails Made From Stock PartsOnline Membership Required

A full-scale drawing and some shop-built jigs can ease the assembly of expensive stair parts

A Different Approach to Rafter LayoutOnline Membership Required

Measuring along the bottom of the rafters and using a site-built jig simplify the process

Building Finish Stairs
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Building Finish StairsOnline Membership Required

With a housed stringer on one side and an open, mitered stringer on the other, these stairs look harder to build than they are

Simple Tools for Faster FramingOnline Membership Required

An expert framer describes how to get more done in less time with the help of patterns, templates and jigs

A Veteran Stairbuilder's Tools and TipsOnline Membership Required

Modified tools and custom jigs expedite staircase assembly

Curved Baseboard CornersOnline Membership Required

Biscuit joinery and a simple jig solve a perplexing trim problem

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