how to cope

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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Faster Coping?

June 27, 2011

Coping Saw Jig by EasyCoper   Sick of Coping Crown Molding? I’ve always been a fan of the simple coping saw. Especially when working with softer woods, the hand coping saw seems unbeatable for speed and simplicity. However, when working with hardwoods, or simply after a couple dozen copes, muscle fatigue can really decrease the […]

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