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

Forget strings and stakes

Easy framing formula

Throw together a miter saw bench

Buy a trim gun

Memory (or lack thereof) trick

Harness the power of a toenail

Mark, don't measure

Take a nip now and then

Best all-purpose hammer

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