Finish Carpentry

Screw That!

August 12, 2011

The Many Uses for Screws The invention of the screw dates back to around the third century BC. Although they are commonly used, they are also commonly misused or simply underused. Since I use a large variety of screws on a daily basis, I figured I would give a brief explanation of the many ways […]

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Ten Rules for Better Finish Carpentry

July 1, 2011

“Finish carpentry is more than interior trim. It includes siding, decking and even roofing–anything the owner will see after moving in. Rough carpenters evolve into finish carpenters by learning how to measure, mark and cut more accurately. With practice, splitting the pencil line with a sawcut and working to closer tolerances become second nature.” – […]

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