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Craftsman window trim – it’s easy!

Craftsman window trim profiles are based on a classic design that looks good in every home. And, not only are these trim profiles beautiful–they’re also simple to build and install! This article and short video from The Honest Carpenter walks you through a craftsman window trim...

Storm door closer – how do I replace it?

Storm door closers prevent storm doors and screen doors from swinging recklessly, or flying open in strong winds. This short article and video will show you how to install them in 15 minutes or less! (The following content contains some affiliate links.) Tool List: 20v Drill/Driver Combo Drill Bit...

Porch columns – how to (carefully) replace them!

Replacing a porch column is actually a very straightforward task (with the right tools). This short article and video show you how to remove your old column. Then, they show you how to cut a new one.  Finally, they show how to install the new porch column safely. Remember, replacing structural...

Bondo – it’s great for patching damaged wood!

Inevitably, wooden corners in and around your home get chipped and damaged. Common wood filler can work for repairs inside your home. However, exterior repairs require something that will stand up to the elements better. In this article and video I show you how to rebuild gouged and damaged wooden...

Deck Nails – Are Yours Coming Loose?

Seasonal expansion and contraction in decks frequently cause deck nails to work themselves loose. An exposed nail heads is a real eyesore. Even worse, they are an extreme safety hazard! This article and short video show you the best way to deal with loose nails on your deck or porch. Use the trick...

Kitchen cabinets – how do I secure them?

Cabinets should always be firmly mounted to walls to prevent accidental detachment. However, many existing cabinets in homes lack necessary support! This short article and video show you easy ways to enhance your cabinet strength. Also, they show  the best locations for fasteners and the best...

Railing posts – how do I set them securely?

Railing posts that are seated in concrete below ground level are notorious for working themselves loose over time. This type of post also holds mailboxes and fences. If you secure them well, they won’t move for years! This article shows you a great trick for making your ground posts as...

Sink cabinet water damage repair

Your sink cabinet is extremely prone to rot and degradation. Eventually, even a small leak in the enclosed space beneath your sink can weaken the cabinet. Early on, the particle board floor begins to warp and sag. Then the vertical walls detach, and your Lysol and Windex bottles tumble into a...

Pre-drilling – how to control your drill depth

Tools: Titanium Bit Set 20v Drill Painters Tape Q: I have two new custom-made table slabs and need to attach hairpin legs to them. Because of the fasteners that came with the legs, the legs require pre-drilling, I’m afraid I will drill all the way through the expensive wood. What’s the...