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HOW TO REPLACE DECK STAIR TREADS

Deck stair treads--especially FRONT deck stair treads--are prone to coming loose, detaching, and even breaking. This article and video from The Honest Carpenter will show you how to replace individual deck stair treads. It will also give you great tip on how to make...

CUTTING CROSS LAP JOINTS

Cross lap joints--or "overlapping" joints--are used to create beautiful, continuous lines in wooden structures and furniture. This article will show you how to cut clean cross lap joints, especially in thicker lumber where typical woodworking tools won't quite do the...

Our Friends Across The Pond…The NYMR!

I receive a lot of nice messages through my YouTube comments section. It’s one of my favorite things about the boom my channel has experienced these last few months! But, recently, one comment in particular stuck out from the rest… Charlie, a member of the North...

6 STEP LADDER TRICKS AND SECRETS

Step ladders have many more functions than most people realize. This short article and video from The Honest Carpenter will teach you 6 of the most helpful step ladder tricks and secrets! (Note: #4 is one of the most helpful tips I use on a regular basis...) (The...

HOW TO BUILD A LATTICE SCREEN

Lattice screens--or "hideaway" screens--are structures built to conceal the more unsightly elements found around a house. Whether you want to hide a cluster of trash cans, a propane tank, or an AC unit, the lattice screen build described in this article will give you...

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step ladder feet can be replaced

Tip Of The Week

Step Ladder feet wear out and fall off–but you don’t have to throw the ladder away! Step ladder feet can be replaced. Just drill out the rivets, push replacement feet in and add fasteners. But be sure to verify your brand when searching for new rubber feet!

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6 STEP LADDER TRICKS AND SECRETS

Step ladders have many more functions than most people realize. This short article and video from The Honest Carpenter will teach you 6 of the most helpful step ladder tricks and secrets! (Note: #4...

HOW TO BUILD A LATTICE SCREEN

Lattice screens–or “hideaway” screens–are structures built to conceal the more unsightly elements found around a house. Whether you want to hide a cluster of trash cans, a...

CAN YOU PAINT TREATED WOOD?

Yes, you can paint treated wood! But, the process of painting treated wood is not quite as straightforward as it seems. This short article and video from The Honest Carpenter will teach you the tips...