I use a router and a jig to mortise hinges in doors and casement windows. By using a 1/2-in. diameter hinge-mortising bit and a standard round-cornered hinge, I achieve a…
For me, the most .frustrating part of making and installing a heavy, handmade entry door has been finding the right hinges. Even with a good set of heavy butts, the…
A simple but usually effective trick of the trade I learned from a framer was to blunt the point of the nail before driving it wherever there might be danger…
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