Trim Carpentry

If you do it right, trimming your walls and floors can change the whole look of a house. Learn all the tricks and techniques here.

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Finish Carpentry Tips Every DIYer Should Know

Great results, even in bad situations. We'll walk you through the best tips for DIY finish carpentry.

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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.


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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.


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...

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...


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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.


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Interior Trim Work Basics

All the trim basics from start to finish, plus a clever way to get those miters tight


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How to Cope Joints for Wood Corner Trim

Professional techniques for coping perfect molding and trim joints.


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How to Install Baseboard Molding, Even on Crooked Walls

Wall molding: Install great-looking baseboards on any problem wall.

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Trim Paint Tips for Smooth and Flawless Results

Our best tips for painting trim perfectly. You'll learn how to trim paint like an expert!


How to Install a Bow Window

How to frame a rough window opening, install a new window, trim out the interior and exterior around a new...


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14 Expert Tips for Tight Miters

Pro tricks for air-tight joints.


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How to Cut Crown Molding

Here is an easier, more precise method you can use to cut crown molding while it's flat on a miter...


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How to Trim the Bottom of a Door

This is the best way to cut off a door bottom without splintering the wood.

How To Trim a Window

You don't even need a tape measure for perfect window casings!


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Finish Carpentry Tips

Great results, even in bad situations. We'll walk you through the best tips for DIY finish carpentry.


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How to Install Craftsman Window Trim and Craftsman Door Casing

Stylish Arts-and-Crafts woodwork built up from simple oak boards


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Trim Repair: How to Fix and Revive Trim

Renew dull trim in one weekend.


Must Know Shortcuts for Trim Carpenters

Install trim faster, with better results


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Simple Window Trim and Door Trim Guide

Window trim and door trim with old world elegance—it’s actually easier than standard trim.


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Perfect Trim on Doors, Windows and Base Moldings

Tricks for getting tight-fitting joints on door and window casings and on base moldings.


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7 Deck Building Tips from the Pros

Techniques for deck building, framing a deck, building stairs and railings and adding deck trim.


How to Remove Wood Trim

The best way to remove trim without damaging the wall

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How to Fill Holes in Woodwork Around Your Home

Colored putty and marking pens hide woodwork flaws quickly and easily. Here we'll show you how to fill nail holes...


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How to Prepare Wood Trim for a Smooth Paint Job

Here's how to wash, sand, scrap and fill woodwork for a smooth finish.


Third-Hand Crown Molding Hanger

Mounting long pieces of molding by yourself is a lot easier with this molding hanger.


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The 15 Types of Trim You Need to Know for Your Next Remodel Project

Finding the right kind of trim is essential to completing any kind of remodeling project around the house. Familiarize yourself...


Top Trim Carpentry Tools

A veteran trimmer reveals his secret weapons


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A Full Guide to a Proper Wood Stain Finish

Follow these four steps (no shortcuts!) and you'll get a perfect finish every time