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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

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

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

New Life for Old Double-Hung WindowsOnline Membership Required

With new weatherstripping, weights, pulleys, and ropes, you can improve performance without compromising historical authenticity

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

Shim gauge
Tip: Shim gauge

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

Quick, accurate shims
Tip: Quick, accurate shims

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

Installing a lockset
Installing a lockset

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

Perfect Miter Joints Every Time
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Perfect Miter Joints Every TimeOnline Membership Required

The trick is to assemble door and window trim with biscuits first, then nail it in place

An Elegant Site-Built DoorOnline Membership Required

Build a custom interior or exterior door with common job-site tools and readily available materials

Casing a Double-Hung WindowOnline Membership Required

A job you can do quickly and well

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