More stories about Carpentry

  • Fast Job-Site Joinery

    Finish carpentry is all about making joints quickly and accurately.

  • Two New Right-Angle Cordless Drivers

    My first right-angle drill was a small corded model that other carpenters were always asking to borrow.

  • First Test: Mitertite Assembly System

    Stretch clamps are provided to help pull the miter together and keep the two members making the joint from rotating around the single pocket screw. The stretch clamps are a great product all by themselves and will find other uses apart from the Mitertite application.

  • Lee Valley Tools Veritas DX60 Low-Angle Block Plane

    Lee Valley's Veritas DX60 Low-Angle Block Plane has innovative features like a sliding mouth-adjustment plate fully enclosed within the tool's sole and tiny set screws to lock in the mouth adjustment and cutter alignment.

  • Cutting Edge: Dancing With Trim Carpenters

    Woodworking tradesmen are off and running in a competition announced by power-toolmaker DeWalt to find the top finish carpenters in the country.

  • Dremel Multi-Max

    I've never met a carpenter who didn't like his Fein MultiMaster, but I've met plenty who think Fein's prices — especially for accessories — are a little steep.

  • Pacific Laser Systems PLS180 Laser

    As a remodeler, not a day goes by that I don't have to do some kind of plumb or level layout.

  • L.S. Starrett ProSite Protractor

    When the original ProSite protractor was introduced several years ago, finish carpenters were delighted to discover a simple-to-use tool for measuring angles and determining miter-saw settings.

  • Milwaukee Router Kit

    I rely on routers for multiple tasks in my snowboard manufacturing shop; around here, they really get a workout. I recently tested Milwaukee's new 2-1/4-hp router combo kit in different stages of wood core production. With the fixed base, I template-cut wood cores, running the machine for hours at...

  • Wynn Win Situation

    Portable workstation perfect for trim carpenter.