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Hinge adjustment for a door's final fit
Hinge adjustment for a door's final fit

Easy adjustments to screws, mortises and hinges on interior doors contribute to a perfect fit

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 flat-seam copper roof for a bay window
A flat-seam copper roof for a bay window

When installed properly, this centuries-old roofing can last a lifetime

A Basement Bedroom Demands an Egress WindowOnline Membership Required

Providing natural light, fresh air, and a code-compliant exit can be the most important aspect of any basement remodel

Build a Simple Door Buck
Video: Build a Simple Door BuckOnline Membership Required

Low on materials and high on utility, this door buck can be made with ease

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

A Fast, Foolproof Method for Fitted Doors
A Fast, Foolproof Method for Fitted DoorsOnline Membership Required

With plywood strips and hot-melt glue, you can make a template that guarantees a perfect fit 

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

Tubular Skylights

There's no view of the sky and no direct sunlight, but they promise an easy installation and natural light for less than $200

Hanging solid-core doors
Tip: Hanging solid-core doors

Installing a lockset
Installing a lockset

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

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