Preview - Craftsman-Style Casing - Fine Homebuilding Article
  • Basement Remodeling Tips
    Basement Remodeling Tips
  • 7 Small Bathroom Layouts
    7 Small Bathroom Layouts
  • Inside a Model Remodel
    Inside a Model Remodel
  • All about Roofing
    All about Roofing
  • 7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
    7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
  • Read FHB on Your iPad
    Read FHB on Your iPad
  • Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
    Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
  • Master Carpenter Videos
    Master Carpenter Videos
  • Tips & Techniques for Painting
    Tips & Techniques for Painting
  • 9 Concrete Countertop Ideas
    9 Concrete Countertop Ideas
  • Energy-Smart Details
    Energy-Smart Details
  • Deck Design & Construction
    Deck Design & Construction
  • Clever daily tip in your inbox
    Clever daily tip in your inbox
  • Ultimate Deck Build 2015
    Ultimate Deck Build 2015
  • Design Inspiration
    Design Inspiration
  • Install a Vinyl Privacy Fence
    Install a Vinyl Privacy Fence
  • Remodeling Articles
    Remodeling Articles
  • Magazine Departments
    Magazine Departments
  • 7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
    7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
Pin It

Craftsman-Style Casing

Clean lines and balanced proportions are the key ingredients for this classic trim treatment

The simple elegance of the Craftsman style has fueled its popularity for more than 100 years. Boston-area finish carpenter Tucker Windover outlines his method for installing Craftsman-style window casing, starting with a discussion (and illustrations) of how he develops an appropriate design; Craftsman style has no specific rules for window casing, only the need to keep the dimensions proportional to the room they're in. Windover provides advice on the best way to choose and prepare lumber for stain-grade Craftsman-style casings, and how to solve construction problems that frequently become the trim carpenter's headache.

Craftsman-Style Casing
Plus get a free gift
Become a Fine Homebuilding Member. Start your free trial now
Next Article
Next Article: Online Membership Required