Carpentry

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Beveling Post Tops

Getting the point to come together accurately isn’t easy. A beam saw gets the shape close, but the chisel and belt sander fine-tune the point. More

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Scribing With a Multi-Tool

Video blogger The Samurai Carpenter shares his approach for using a multi-tool to ... More

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A Finish Carpenter's Bag of Tricks

Every tradesperson has favorite hand tools. Here are some of mine More

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Hammer vs. Rigging Axe

Will Holladay recently sent us an excerpt from his latest work, Reflections From... More

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New Hammers From Fiskars

Fiskars has been making high-quality hand tools for more than 20 years; now it has... More

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Making the NCAA Final Four Court

On the Eve of March Madness watch the process of assembling, sanding, and applying graphics to a college hoops court floor. More

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From Napkin Sketch to Stiletto Flatbar

Take a walk through the development of Stiletto’s Titanium Flatbar, from concept to final product. More

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Razorscribe Leaves a Clean Edge

Here's a handy scribing tool that doubles as a stud finder. More

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The Bosch JS120BN Cordless Jigsaw

 Tool review from the jobsite: A veteran builder in upstate New York puts the new... More

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Insane Japanese Carpentry

Tools and techniques differ by country but are especially different in Japan. More

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