I have used a square groove cutting router bit to cut the groove for hardwood flooring (not in place routing). It works well but I don't think it's...
I put in a bunch of bullnose brick in a landscape application and some of them have hairline cracks usually between the mortar in the joint and the...
I'd planning to build some steps that lead from sidewalk to front door (about 15' and 3 steps). The steps will have curved faces. The steps/walkway...
How are curved forms for a cement walkway usually done? All I see is what they call benderboard which is like a reinforced plastic and is intended ...
In Katz's book he says that round corners that match common baseboard profiles are readily available. Is this true? I have never seen them and a...
I'm about to add treads and skirtboards to my stairs and new base board above and below stairs. My questions are: 1. What profile is typically u...
I would get a 3" wide or so piece of pine or poplar from the home center along with some quarter round or shoe molding to use on the front edge. Gl...
#1 Is it better to remove the steps so I can get to the edges and sand & finish them easier. Yes, mark them so you can return them to the same l...
You can't put an oil based product over a water based product and anyway if some is peeling it will probably all peel eventually. Names like Ure...
A few questions on staircase upgrades- 1. I'd like to put in stair skirt boards. I have installed an MDF basebaord (Sierra MDF-217A 9/16 x 5-1/4...
I have installed crown molding in all of my bedrooms and at first I used a tape and made my initial cut 1/2" long to be safe. In the last bedroom...
I'm putting in a solid unfinished 3/4" x 4 1/4" floor with a full room border. Since the entire room is bordered, I have to do a lot of face nailin...
Hi, Posted this in the patio section but got no response so thought I would try here... I bought a book on pouring slabs but most of the in...
Hi, I bought a book on pouring slabs but most of the info was geared towards patios. I want to make a 4 ft wide, 11 ft long flagstone/brick bord...
Most engineered floors can either be nailed or glued (floating) but in the end you have to follow the manufacturers recommendations or you could en...
Hi, I'm putting down a plank floor and I can't power nail the last 3 rows. I need max holding power so I would like to hand nail with spiral nai...
Thanks altereagle, I have actually studied Greek geometry extensively. I take it you are not the "average" carpenter. I'll definitely check out you...