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Become a more well-rounded professional with these insights into life as a pro in the trades.

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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.

A Pro Carpenter’s Guide to Framing Basement Walls

A poor framing job can bring a whole mess of problems, so we asked a professional framing carpenter how to...


How to Become a Carpenter

Carpenters are in demand. If you're interested in a career in the trades, here's what you need to know about...


How To Perfect Your Window Trim Installation Process

A long-time carpenter Travis Larson explains how he installs window trim. Check out these simple step-by-step instructions.


Code Check: Stair Codes for Rise, Run, and Nosing  

A simple but helpful summary of what the IRC code says about building stair rise, run, and nosing.

How To Install Pocket Door Privacy Hardware

A pro finish carpenter shares his method of installing hardware on a pocket door.