Trimwork & Cabinetry

Feb 12 2018

Marking, cutting, and glue-up tips that you may have forgotten about

Feb 8 2018

Use scraps to offset the straight edge allowing you to cut each edge of the dado with opposite edges of a router bit


Jan 15 2018

Rather than cover the joint between drywall and door frame, celebrate the gap with an architectural reglet

Jan 1 2018

Forget about upside-down and backwards, just lay it on the table and cut it

Nov 20 2017

Masking tape and a sharp knife are hard to beat for production precision

Nov 6 2017

Two reasons: you're not paying attention, or you're doing it wrong

Oct 31 2017

Some original bones and mashed up meat make a door whose secret is safe

Oct 6 2017

When the humps don't match the bumps, you need a second molding profile—or you can eliminate the plumb cut


Oct 2 2017

Q: How many holes will Matt cut before finding the leak?

A: As many as it takes!

Sep 8 2017

A couple of sticks are all you need to scribe smooth arcs that cover wide work pieces

Aug 28 2017

Four jigs are all you need to set up a mobile cabinet shop

Jul 10 2017

Created by a cabinet maker, this simple jig allows you to quickly gauge the relative elevation of multiple points.

Mar 29 2017

Condense all of the critical measurements of a room onto the sides of one stick

Mar 29 2017

Wall beds are a great way to add utility to a spare room. The hardware is the heart of the system

Mar 27 2017

Split a detail with the first cut and then inch up to the second cut. Slowly.


Mar 13 2017

A quick and dirty crown molding tip

Feb 27 2017

An organic post base connection that sheds water and looks like a million bucks


Feb 16 2017

From sizing up the job to setting the newel posts on a stain-grade set of winders

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