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This Family Handyman Approved Paint Brush Makes Cutting in Easy

Looking for a sleek paint brush that can be used with any paint or stain?  Look no further than the Family Handyman Approved Purdy XL Cub.

The 6 Best Wipe-On Wood Finishes

The ease of application and breathtaking results make wipe-on wood finishes beloved by pro and beginner woodworkers alike. These are...


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7 Types of Crown Molding for Your Home

Whether big and bold or understated, crown molding enhances the transition from wall to ceiling. Which of these seven options...


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How Much Does Crown Molding Cost?

Consider crown molding costs in light of your budget and DIY skills. Install it yourself, and spend the money you'll...


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Add Character To Your Home With These Interior Wall Trim Ideas

Transform your blank walls with these gorgeous wall trim ideas including wainscoting, board and batten, accent walls and shadow box...

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8 Inspiring Crown Molding Designs and Ideas

Add architectural detail and elevate any room in your home with these creative crown molding ideas from Instagram.


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9 Modern Interior Window Trim Ideas

From color to material to style, there are tons of choices for interior window trim. These ideas are a modern...

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8 Modern Crown Molding Designs and Ideas

Ornate trim can make a room feel heavy and outdated, but modern crown molding can help you achieve a sleek,...


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How to Choose Interior Window Trim

A guide to interior window trim to help homeowners make the right choice.


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What Is Crown Molding?

Crown molding can elevate an entire room. Which style is right for your home?


Trimless Windows: How to Achieve the Look

Give your windows trimless style using drywall returns.

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Tips for Saving Money by DIYing Trim

Save hundreds by making your own DIY trim. Here's how to do it.


How to Make Easy DIY Trim

Make DIY trim and save a bundle over store-bought trim. Here's how.


Amazing Repair Products

Sometimes all it takes is the right product to make a quick and easy fix.


Add Value to Your Home With These 12 Easy Upgrades

Outfit your abode with these high-impact, low-budget projects.


Trim Carpentry Tips

Trimming is detailed work that requires patience, skill and just a little bit of a perfectionism. Here are some great...

Push Sticks Prevent Impalement

You can prevent injuries (and potential impalement) when using a table saw by building a small push stick. Learn how...


How to Avoid Window Condensation in Winter

Window condensation is a nuisance, but worse yet it can cause damage to your window and wood trim finishes, and...


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10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $250

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $250 you can make some...


Five Essential Hand Tools For Trim Carpenters (VIDEO)

Find out which five hand tools you will need while, if you want to be a trim carpenter.


Pro Grade Power Tools You Can Buy on Amazon

Sometimes quality tools are available where you may not expect. Amazon, for example, sells a wide variety of pro–grade power...


13 Cool Power Tools and Accessories That Will Make Your Job Easier

These innovative power tools are so worth adding to your jobsite collection.


Flattening Rough-Sawn Wood

Woodworkers all have their own system for flattening wood, some of which are pretty complex. This is one simple method...


How to Build a Retaining Wall

The simplest, cheapest, back-friendliest retaining wall in history.

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Tips for Tighter Miters and Better Coped Joints

New to construction? Want to brush up on your trim techniques? Check out this story.


12 Tips for Bending Metal with a Bending Brake

A metal brake is the tool for bending custom metal flashing and decorative trim. Every siding contractor and most roofers...


Best Practices for Trim Removal

There’s an art to removing trim. Learn how to salvage the trim you want, while keeping the collateral damage to...


How to Paint a Room

Read on as we walk you through all the steps, from choosing the paint to cleaning up when you're done.


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What to Know About Coping Trim

Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.


Cutting and Installing Plastic Trim

Learn the secrets of successful PVC trim installation.