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Audio: Finishing New Stairs in an Old House
Audio: Finishing New Stairs in an Old House

A finish job years in the making takes a few turns, but comes out all right in the end

There's a Better Way: Precision Caulking
Video: There's a Better Way: Precision Caulking

Next time you need to fill small holes in synthetic trim, keep your clunky caulk gun in its holster

There's a Better Way: Minimize Circular-Saw Tearout
Video: There's a Better Way: Minimize Circular-Saw Tearout

This zero-clearance circular-saw base ensures the edges of your plywood cuts stay clean

Jigs for jambs (and other door-hanging advice)
Jigs for jambs (and other door-hanging advice)

Measuring and cutting jigs make for fast, accurate, sturdy door-hanging

Finishing Secrets for Furniture-Grade Trim
Finishing Secrets for Furniture-Grade TrimOnline Membership Required

Whether you’re staining a door, built-in cabinetry, or the millwork in between, follow these steps for a flawless finish

What's the Difference?: Wood stains
What's the Difference?: Wood stains

To get good finishing results, you need to understand the two main types of wood stain available and the way they perform

Tool Review: Milwaukee's New 12-in. Miter Saw
Video: Tool Review: Milwaukee's New 12-in. Miter Saw

Finish carpenter Kit Camp revisits the "best overall" in the 12-in miter-saw category

16-Ga. Finish Nailer Roundup, Gun By Gun
Video: 16-Ga. Finish Nailer Roundup, Gun By Gun

Rick Arnold reviews the top features of more than a dozen 16-ga. finish nailers

16-Ga. Finish Nailer Roundup, Part One
Video: 16-Ga. Finish Nailer Roundup, Part One

Rick Arnold lists his top-four must-have features that distinguish one nailer in a market of many

16-Ga. Finish Nailer Roundup, Part Two
Video: 16-Ga. Finish Nailer Roundup, Part Two

Secondary features worth considering when choosing a finish nailer

Add a Mitered Integral Bead to Cabinet Face Frames
Video: Add a Mitered Integral Bead to Cabinet Face FramesOnline Membership Required

This detail softens the edge while creating a deep shadowline

Dress up cabinet face frames with a mitered integral bead
Dress up cabinet face frames with a mitered integral bead

For consistent results, rotate the stock, not the saw, and cut opposing pieces at the same time 

New 12-in. miter saw leads the field
New 12-in. miter saw leads the field

12-in. sliding compound-miter saw (6955-20) by Milwaukee

Using a Pocket-Hole Jig
Video: Using a Pocket-Hole Jig

A pocket-hole jig makes cabinet assembly fast and easy

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