Jack miters are part butt joint and part miter, and they can be cut by hand or production-style with a router and shop-made jig.
Part miter, part butt joint, this hybrid for beaded casing is elegant and stable.
Artistic wood design makes for a quiet contemplative space.
Artisanship, keeping craft alive, apprentice programs, fine carpentry, and training enthusiastic workers.
Radiator covers, mantels, brick walls, trimwork, whole-house design, and the Solar Decathlon.
Use a built-up rigid-foam backer and a benchtop jig to make a new molding that can be used to match or repair an original.
Foam backer and a few jigs are the keys to reproducing this traditional cornice detail.
PEX, caulks, tubs, track saws, insulation, door removal, trim, and reciprocating saws.
A look at the role of baseboard, casing, crown, and other moldings in today’s homes
Addressing the skills gap with a race-to-the-bottom trend in making "easy-install" products.
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