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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.

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What Is a Chop Saw?

A chop saw (a.k.a. a miter saw) is a power tool made especially for accurate crosscutting of trim and lumber...


How to Lay Mosaic Tiles

A handy guide to laying and setting mosaic tile from one of our most trusted tile experts. Plus, a quick...


Flush-Cutting Hacksaw

Trim dowel plugs flush on fine furniture projects without scarring the adjacent surface.


Reciprocating Saw Uses and Tips

The ultimate remodeling tool—with attitude

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How to Use a Power Miter Saw

Cut trim and moldings so they fit like a glove


How to Build a Pine Garden Hutch

Keep all your gardening tools close at hand in this solid pine cabinet

Build a Victorian Screen House

Escape the bugs in style, whether you're entertaining friends or just hanging out


Install Mosaic Tile

In some ways, setting mosaic tile is just like setting any other tile. But because the individual tiles are small...