Does anyone know of a good reference book for framing? I am building an octagonal structure and am not sure of how to go about framing it.Thanks i...
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I am getting ready to put up a 12 x 20 Freestanding Deck that will be about 6' high at the back and over 6' at the front. Do I need to put any kin...
On the show of the large older home done back in 1997, a trim carpenter is installing mahogany paneling. The paneling was actually a mahogany venee...
Sorry if this is the wrong place to post, but its the closest topic to what I need to find out.Buying a house that has aluminum metal cabinets, wit...
Has anyone tried a bracket called the "stratton bracket" ? It's a bracket used for hanging a deck to the side of a house which eliminates the need ...
I am in the process of recaning our kitchen chairs and would like to know of an efficient method to remove the old spline which is glued. Last tim...
I would like to know what the differences are in the different types of lumber. Species such as pine vrs spruce or fir etc...what are the addvantag...
I would like to start a new project. I thought it would be nice to build a wood picture frame and put the pictures of my 5 grandchildren in it. C...
Does anyone have some plans on how to build a kitchen nook? Specifically, two benches that meet at 45 degrees. The seat may doulble as strorage spa...
I would like to get my husband a nailer for a Christmas present. I would appreciate advice on a top quality one that takes different size nails. ...
We have a 1954 kitchen which is in really good shape, except for cabinet refinishing, and the counter top. As we refinish the cabinets, the counter...
We just recently bought a new home with panel in the basement. We want to remove the panel, put up drywall and then install the tounge and groove ...
I am in the market to purchase an air nailer. However, I keep getting confusing suggestions from the tool reps (at the professional retail level)....
I'm installing pine shiplap panelling in my basement vertically. Right now it is a cool and dry space. Should I be butting these panels up against ...
I have a fireplace with a flagstone facade from floor to ceiling. I want to attach a mantel to the masonry. The mantel will be a solid board supp...
I am currently refinishing my oak cabinets. I would like to apply a pigmented stain rather than a brown or wood colored stain. Does anyone know o...
When installing tongue and groove pine board and it is necessary to pre drill the nail holes in the tongues, could this step be skipped if using a ...
I want to know the difference in regular & marine plywood and what should I expect to pay for the marine plywood?