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The Precut Porch The Precut Porch Online Membership Required

A detailed SketchUp model and cutlist allow much of this portico’s prep work to be done in the shop

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

Video Roundup: Testing 12-in Sliding Compound-Miter Saws

A carpenter reviews six of these big chopsaws and reveals the positive and negative attributes of each

Cutting with a handsaw
Cutting with a handsaw

For small, quick jobs where a power saw wouldn't make sense, you'll need to know the proper use of this carpentry staple

Cutting plywood to size
Cutting plywood to size

Whether your sheet goods become sheathing or cabinetry, you need to know how to cut them properly

The Eight Best Power PlanersOnline Membership Required

Whether you're hanging doors or framing walls, here are the top picks from a crowded field

New Window in an Old Wall

Five steps, four hours, one window, zero mess

Using Clamps Outside the BoxOnline Membership Required

They're not just for gluing up: Clamps can serve as handles and locks, or as helpers that never file for unemployment

Making and Using StraightedgesOnline Membership Required

These easily constructed tools help with building tasks from framing to finish

On Pulling NailsOnline Membership Required

Use good tools and the right technique

Storage StairOnline Membership Required

An alternative to conventional framing takes advantage of normally wasted space

Cooperative CraftsmanshipOnline Membership Required

Distinctive wood detailing, tile work, stained glass and carving in a California living room

13 Door Design and Installation Tips
13 Door Design and Installation Tips

From interior doors to garage doors, here are 13 design and installation solutions to help you create the perfect entrance. 

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