Building Skills video: Watch this durable, portable, and affordable sharpening method that’s ideal for remodelers.
Building Skills: Stay sharp for under $200 with the right process and materials.
A carpenter shows tricks of the trade to keep hand-driven nails from bending and wood from splitting.
Building Skills: Tips for better driving and for a finished look.
Following a systematic sequence will ensure that your wall framing comes together without any mistakes.
From load path to jack studs, keep these four considerations in mind.
The job isn’t hard, but it’s not exactly straightforward, either.
There may be more nails than you expect.
Put away your chisels and screw together a jig from scrapwood to rout the cleanest mortises ever.
Use this technique when you end up hanging a new door in an existing frame and have to match the door’s hinge locations to the frame’s.
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