3 Ways to get Better Cuts

December 10, 2013

Good Miters vs. Perfect Miters   Often the difference between a good job and a beautiful job is 1/32″ or less. It’s an easy call to set aside a piece that was cut 1″ short…but 1/32″ short…kinda still fits! ¬†WHEN this happens…NOT IF…it is a good idea to take a moment to figure out why […]

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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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How To: Finding Difficult Miter Angles

June 25, 2011

Shop Amazon – Cyber Monday Deals Week Working with Miters   An accurate miter joint provides beauty as well as strength. When working with stain-grade materials or large, detailed trim, there is no room for open miters or misaligned trim profiles. Although there are a number of “angle finders” on the market, it is often […]

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