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What's the Difference: Paintable caulk
What's the Difference: Paintable caulk

Does price matter, or is a latex caulk by any other name still the same?

Preparing a Room for Baseboard
Video: Preparing a Room for BaseboardOnline Membership Required

A pro explains how he ensures trim will run square to the floor with joints that are clean and tight before the work even begins

Job-Site Router Techniques

Gary Striegler shares the skills—and the tools—that make better site-built cabinetry, casing, brackets, and flooring 

Running Baseboard Master Class: Coping Inside Corners
Video: Running Baseboard Master Class: Coping Inside CornersOnline Membership Required

Finish carpenter Tucker Windover demonstrates how to achieve a perfect inside corner when running baseboard

Running Baseboard Master Class: Locating Studs
Video: Running Baseboard Master Class: Locating StudsOnline Membership Required

The trim won't hold up if there's nothing behind it. Tucker Windover shares his method for locating studs in finished walls. 

Running Baseboard Master Class: Mitering Outside Corners
Video: Running Baseboard Master Class: Mitering Outside CornersOnline Membership Required

Once you've coped the inside corner to make a perfect joint, it's time to fit, measure, and place the outside corner 

Handheld laser measuring tools
Video: Handheld laser measuring tools

Laser measures do the math for you. Can your tape measure do that?

Router Tricks for TrimOnline Membership Required

Armed with two routers and three bits, an experienced carpenter shares five problem-solving tips for trim, cabinets, doors, and stairs

Tool Test: Laser MeasuresOnline Membership Required

Handheld laser measuring tools are more affordable than ever, but are they accurate enough to replace a tape measure?

Video Tool Review: Festool Kapex Miter-saw
Video: Video Tool Review: Festool Kapex Miter-saw

Festool's new Kapex KS120 SCM delivers on features, precision

Elegant Wainscot From Drywall ScrapsOnline Membership Required

Use strips of drywall to create custom paneling that will add detail and charm to most any room

How to Build a Coffered Ceiling With Box BeamsOnline Membership Required

Built of plywood and MDF, these beams go up quickly, resist movement, take paint well, and even level a wavy ceiling

Trim RoutersOnline Membership Required

These compact tools are handy for small routing tasks, but most have room for improvement

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