The Best Carpentry Tips and Advice

We asked carpentry pros who have spent years pounding thousands of nails to pass along some of the best of what they've learned on the job site.

We asked professional carpenters to pass along some of the tricks and tips they've learned after years of pounding thousands of nails into just about anything made of wood. Read the following tips to benefit from their hardworking carpentry experiences.

By the DIY experts of The Family Handyman Magazine

Best way to perfect miters

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Forget strings and stakes

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Easy framing formula

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Throw together a miter saw bench

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Buy a trim gun

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Memory (or lack thereof) trick

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Harness the power of a toenail

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Mark, don't measure

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Take a nip now and then

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Best all-purpose hammer

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