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Router Tricks for Trim Router Tricks for Trim Online Membership Required

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

Building a Cherry Entry DoorOnline Membership Required

Easy-to-follow steps for making a strong, elegant door and a weatherproof threshold

Build Like a Pro: Fine-Tuning Hinges
Video: Build Like a Pro: Fine-Tuning Hinges

Whether the door is new or old, Tucker Windover's technique produces a perfectly aligned door that closes properly and stays closed when you want it to

Build Your Own Interior DoorsOnline Membership Required

Loose-tenon joinery and applied moldings keep door construction simple and strong

Extending a Tablesaw's Worksurface
Extending a Tablesaw's Worksurface

An infeed support arm and outfeed table improve extra reach and stability

5 Job-Site Tips and Time Savers: Bench Vise, Sharpening, and Power Tool Supports
Video: 5 Job-Site Tips and Time Savers: Bench Vise, Sharpening, and Power Tool Supports

Try one of these simple and inexpensive job-site solutions for securing your work on a bench top, keeping your tools sharp, and creating extension worksurfaces for your power tools

A Simple Approach to a Paneled Passageway
A Simple Approach to a Paneled PassagewayOnline Membership Required

Starting with a prehung door, you can create an elegant vestibule by adding frame-and-panel jamb extensions

Trim the bottom of a door
Trim the bottom of a door

Remodelers of every skill level need to know the basics of marking, scoring, and cutting a door so it swings with ease and looks clean

Replacing a door threshold
Replacing a door threshold

Learn how to make and fine-tune the template, then measure, cut, and replace the threshold like a pro

The Secrets Behind Hidden DoorsOnline Membership Required

Trim placement and special hardware make possible the tight tolerances that eliminate telltale gaps

Installing a lockset
Installing a lockset

The keys to a successful installation are careful layout and sharp tools

Mortising a hinge with a chisel

A step-by-step guide to laying out and cutting a mortise for a door hinge

No-Trim Door Jambs
No-Trim Door JambsOnline Membership Required

For a clean, contemporary look, create a door jamb, stop and casing from one piece of wood

Setting Prehung DoorsOnline Membership Required

With hollow-core doors, you can skip the shims and hang the jambs from the casing without sacrificing quality

Ten Rules for Finish Carpentry
Ten Rules for Finish Carpentry

A veteran builder and teacher shares the rules that shape his work

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