Installed correctly, this wall covering should last a lifetime and come off easily once it has worn out its welcome.
Made from material you likely have on hand, these jigs add speed, accuracy, and detail to your work.
A design/build firm modernizes two Austin bungalows with creative sensitivity to their historic neighborhoods.
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Strip tape is revolutionizing the way designers light countertops, built-ins, and architectural details.
Get the lowdown on the four most common formulations, and an overview of specialty primers for every possible substrate and situation, so you can find the right product for the job.
Learn to anticipate and accomodate shrinking, swelling, twisting, and buckling when working with this ubiquitous building material.
Professional paperhanger John Clift demonstrates the process of matching, cutting, and gluing wallpaper scraps to blend cover plates into papered walls.
Turn old plastic buckets into pro-level wallpaper smoothers that are faster and safer to use than their store-bought counterparts.
Paperhanger John Clift shows how to align, cut, and fold wallpaper for a clean fit where it meets windows and doors.
In this video, professional paperhanger John Clift demonstrates how to make tight, back-to-back cuts at wallpaper joints.
I’m Gary Striegler. I want to share with you something that will make your life a lot simpler any time you’re working with door hardware. This is probably the most…
This jig was kind of invented out of necessity one of those times I said, “Oh I’m sure I could do that,” and it turned out I had to figure…
This is probably the only router jig that I actually buy instead of make myself. This one comes from CMT, although there are some other people that make ones similar…
This might be the router jig I use the very most. It’s one of the simplest, but boy does it help me out, because truthfully, I’m not that good with…
I’m Gary Striegler and this is one of my favorite routing jigs. It’s used to make dadoes, for instance like on this small shelving unit that I’m getting ready to…
Get an understanding of 3 unique sprinkler systems designed to meet building codes, to maintain healthy domestic water, and ultimately to protect your home from fire damage.
I’ve always been skeptical of battery-operated tools that claim to be direct replacements for corded tools, but when my corded right-angle drill was stolen and I needed a replacement, I…
Clear lids, open-top totes, and easy-locking connectors make Milwaukee's rolling Packout system an easy choice for job-site storage.
The Collins Stair-Tread Template Set is indispensable for measuring inset carpentry projects.
First look at the Makita XSH04ZB 61⁄2-in. subcompact cordless circular saw.
These sturdy steel horses adjust quickly for any task or job site.
Take advantage of shelves and cabinets that would normally be our of reach with a custom rolling ladder.
Choose muntins, glazing, sidelites, and decorative patterns to match the style of your home when buying a new front door.
With a complete modern remodel, this bold red house in Portland, Oregon, was reinvented without altering its original form.
It took careful archaeological detective work to reproduce original details for this historic home in Pennsylvania's Brandywine Valley.
A warped timber-frame wall creates privacy and helps to meet setback requirements in a tight neighborhood.
This insulation material is popular for its high R-value and good air-sealing and vapor-blocking properties, but cost, health, and environmental concerns cause some builders to have second thoughts.
Builder Scott McBride reminisces about discovering the wonderful qualities of longleaf pine while salvaging lumber from barns on an old estate.
After an inspiring experience at a local maker fair, this former digital marketer created a company that brings woodworking directly into children's classrooms.
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