When framing a room, whst's the proper way to butt the frames from perpendicular wealls in corners?
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As I am a British guy from London UK, I have no idea why "penny nails" are called "penny nails". Has anyone got any idea of origin????
I recently purchased a Craftsman 10" table saw. On the side, the motor is listed as 3600 (or close to that) RPMs. However, the book said I must u...
I have a few items in an old house that where stained too dark, I would like lighten them up. After sanding one of these item for too long I have t...
My house in about 70 years old and the joists in the basement were notched to fit on the cap plate and beam, why was this done, it seems that it ...
The 2*10 joists recieved a 4 inch by 8 inch notch to fit on the cap plate which is a 4 * 8
Some years ago I purchased an attractive, massive, rolltop desk. The rolltop's parallel slats have separated at several spots. They were held tog...
After reading some of the information posted on the forum, I purchased the TSP product. I was going to try to cleaning my cabinets with this stuff...
I have a 150+yr old New England farmhouse. It has been remodeled within the last 15 years. The problem is this. I have these huge dark wood beam...
Does anyone know what to set the blade at when cutting crown moulding for 45*, 22 1/2*, 25* angles? I want to be able to cut it laying flat on the ...
i am searching for the calculations for building stairs. i have read both of the 'rosendahl's' books. No help atall.
I've recently purchased home office furniture and placed it on the second floor of my onefamily, sidehall colonial, built circa 1983 in New Jersey....
I am framing in my house. i want some doorways to have arches. How do I go about doing this?
What is the best way to make my table saw surface smooth and avoid rusting. Also scrollsaw table surface. What kind of cleaner should be used? Any ...
Does anyone know where I can get the plans for the spiral stairs Bob had on his show?
I am looking for brackets that are installed into the ends of bed rails I am making a 4 poster bed and need to have these to complete the job .. ...
I have a compound miter saw, and I'd liketo put up crown molding. How do I cut crown molding ? I saw a previous post mentioning turningit over, b...
I have recently moved into a 38 year old ranch home in serious need of remodeling. My grandmother lived here before me and allowed the house to bec...
In new construction I am curious as to what is acceptable when it comes to caulking crown molding in the corners as well as on the sides of walls. ...