Trim Carpentry

Trim Tips for DIY’ers

Trimming out a room is a hot project for DIY homeowners who want to dramatically accent an otherwise lackluster ceiling, wall or window. In addition

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DIY Gluing Tips

Using the proper glue for specific jobs is important; using the proper technique with specific glues is just as important.

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Hammers and Nails

Hammers are available in a wide range of types and sizes. It’s important to choose the correct hammer and size for the chore.

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Trimming Out a Room

    Trimming out a room is now one of the hottest projects for the do-it-yourself market. Thanks to TV shows, magazines and various websites,

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hand planes

How to Use Hand Planes

Hand planes are the epitome of fine woodworking. Extreme woodworkers use them, and serious collectors collect them. I’m both. I began with some of my

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Fight Wood Rot

Compost is supposed to rot … houses are not. Unfortunately, wood rots. Unless kept dry and in the right environment, wood, being a natural material, eventually decays.

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Hot Product

Trex® Seal™ Sub-Ledger Tape
Trex® Seal™ Sub-Ledger Tape

Waterproofing the ledger board is a critical step in preventing moisture damage and ensuring the structural integrity of a deck over time. To fully protect this essential component, the makers of Trex® Seal™ Ledger Tape have introduced a new butyl tape engineered specifically for use beneath the ledger board. Measuring 22 inches wide, Trex® Seal™ […]

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