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Soldering copper cap flashing
Soldering copper cap flashing

A pro shows how he shapes and solders copper cap flashing, a window's first line of defense against water

Simplify Door Installation
Video: Simplify Door Installation

A carpenter demonstrates how he uses a jig to measure a door's jamb legs with speed and accuracy

Plumb Perfect Prehung Doors
Plumb Perfect Prehung DoorsOnline Membership Required

Believe it or not, you need the level only once, and that’s before you ever touch the door

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

There's a Better Way: Plywood Sheet-Metal Brake
Video: There's a Better Way: Plywood Sheet-Metal Brake

Give your brake a break with this improvised custom-flashing device

Plywood sheet-metal brake
Tip: Plywood sheet-metal brake

Stop Drafts With a Drop-Down Door SealOnline Membership Required

This hidden mechanism retracts when the door is open and eliminates the need for a bulky threshold

Installing and Flashing Windows Correctly
Installing and Flashing Windows Correctly

If you don’t include housewrap, use a sill pan, and flash the flanges, the work is far from watertight.

Window Installation Done Right
Window Installation Done Right

Doing everything to ensure a leakproof job? If you don’t include the housewrap, use a sill pan, and flash the flanges, the work is far from watertight.

A Custom Hinge Mortising Template
A Custom Hinge Mortising Template

This time-saver helps to turn slabs into ready-to-hang doors

Build an Outfeed Table
Build an Outfeed Table

This support for long stock also makes a great working surface

Support When You Need It
Support When You Need It

This handy infeed support stores flat when not in use

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

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

Fuss-free door hanger's jig
Fuss-free door hanger's jigOnline Membership Required

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