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Master Carpenter Videos: Showcasing Today's Most-Talented Craftspeople

comments (3) October 26th, 2012 in Blogs
ChuckB Charles Bickford, senior editor

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For every issue of Fine Homebuilding magazine, I go on the road to find out what it takes to be a master carpenter or craftsperson. In the following video series and accompanying feature articles, each talented artisan demonstrates how to build one of his or her signature projects and shares the tricks learned from many years in their trade.

Watch the introduction videos for free, but you need to sign in with your FineHomebuilding.com online membership to watch each entire series and read the articles.

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Master Carpenter and Master Craftsman videos and articles:


 Painting Trim the Right Way

Painting Trim the Right Way
Pro painter Tim Leahy shares time-saving techniques that he uses to meet the demanding schedules and standards of painting high-end homes in Newport, R.I.

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 The Craft of Coffered Ceilings

The Craft of Coffered Ceilings
Carpenter Gary Katz creates a simple and elegant layout, efficiently uses his shop for preassembling components, and organizes the installation for the best possible workflow for this custom-ceiling project.

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 fast-accurate-wall-framing

How to Save Time When Laying Out, Assembling, and Raising Walls
Carpenter and Homebuilding author Mike Norton shows how accurate and efficient framing leads to more professional results and makes everyone's job easier once the frame is up.

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 stair-rail easement

How to Install Semicustom Cabinets
Carpenter Isaak Mester teaches best practices for everything from unpacking and organization to careful layout tips and how to properly set upper and lower cabinets.

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 stair-rail easement

How to Create a Curved Stair Riser
Carpenter Mike Belzowski demonstrates how he used patterns, templates, and forms to create a curved stair riser from thin, laminated layers of poplar and walnut.

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 stair-rail easement

How to Make a Stair-Rail Easement
In this series, veteran stair builder Richard Walston and his son Ed will demonstrate their techniques for laying out, cutting and hand-carving a curved railing easement.

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 reproducing traditional moldings video series

 

Reproducing Traditional Moldings
See how preservation carpenter Bill Rainford captures and reproduces molding with a table saw and antique molding planes for a historic renovation job in Boston.

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floating vanity video series 

How to How to Build a Floating Vanity
Veteran cabinetmaker Nancy Hiller will demonstrate how she assembled the cases, built drawers, strategized the façade, and figured out a great system of hardware to hang the vanity on the wall.

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concrete-countertop video series

How to Create a Lightweight Concrete Coutertop
Concrete artisan Buddy Rhodes demonstrates his unique process for building a light but strong vanity counter with an integral sink.

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Reproducing-corbels video series

How to Reproduce a Corbel
Furniture maker Michael Fitzpatrick shows how he builds exact copies of architectural details for the restoration of his 19th-century house.

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Floor-tile video series

Tile a Barrier-Free Bathroom Floor
Master tile setter Tom Meehan combines a time-tested mortar base with a modern waterproofing membrane and linear drain to create an easy-access shower.

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Cabinet-door video series

How to Deal With Awkward Interior-Trim Transitions
Finish carpenter Tucker Windover shows how to make each interior detail look like it belongs. He'll share tricks for getting clean lines every time on everything from stairs to soffits.

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Shower-tile video series

Build a Wood and Slate Basket-Weave Floor
Custom builder Sean Flynn mills strips of heart-pine flooring, weaves them into an intricate grid, and insets stone tiles to create this one-of-a-kind entry floor.

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Cabinet-door video series

The Essential Timber-Frame Joint
Timber-frame builder and teacher Will Beemer demonstrates the essential techniques for creating a mortise-and-tenon joint, which is one of the fundamental details in timber-frame construction.

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Cabinet-door video series

How To Fit Inset Cabinet Doors
Carpenter and Fine Homebuilding contributing editor Scott Gibson shows exactly how he fits custom-made doors flush inside the face frame of his hand-built cabinets.

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Check back after every new issue is published to find the latest Master Carpenter series and article.

 


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Comments (3)

ChuckB ChuckB writes: Thanks, BSB, for the kind words. there are more always coming. And to your point, Jeffrey, we're running a little behind schedule. Mike Norton's framing article/video will be posted soon.

Chuck
Posted: 1:57 pm on April 2nd

JeffreyKingsbury JeffreyKingsbury writes: Where is the video promised with fast and accurate wall framing?

Posted: 8:08 pm on March 6th

BSB BSB writes: Of the five videos that I have viewed so far,

How to Reproduce a Corbel
Tile a Barrier-Free Bathroom Floor
How to Deal With Awkward Interior-Trim Transitions
Build a Wood and Slate Basket-Weave Floor
How To Fit Inset Cabinet Doors

all are informative and well produced. Great stuff! Thank you for your efforts.

BSB

Posted: 1:04 pm on February 14th

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