Tag: carpentry

30 Why are carpenters' pencils flat? 2015-08-20T14:20:08.663

22 How do you find helpers for larger DIY projects? 2018-01-28T16:37:56.967

15 When installing hardwood floors, should I use rosin paper, roofing felt, or nothing underneath? Why? 2010-12-09T21:14:26.083

13 Should I attach the fence post(s) where my fence meets my house? How do I do it? 2011-02-22T14:26:59.897

10 Window framing on old construction 2013-10-09T01:03:16.877

9 Dowel joints in plywood 2011-06-14T13:48:05.143

8 How do I install a new, non load bearing wall in my basement? 2010-07-21T19:14:06.117

8 good books on carpentry 2010-11-23T14:32:48.580

7 Can I extend my loft hatch opening? 2010-11-15T19:53:50.530

7 Broken step on staircase 2011-02-01T20:31:43.473

6 How to stop a circular saw from locking? 2012-07-05T14:57:25.247

6 How can I build a screen door? 2013-05-28T22:53:30.613

5 Mitre Circular Saw blades for cutting Oak floorboards 2011-07-13T08:42:53.957

5 How to rig up temporary steps? 2011-07-18T04:15:02.883

5 How can I estimate the load capacity of a set of shelves? 2011-09-16T03:19:15.900

5 Can insulation foam expand around window framing and cause warping? 2015-11-12T02:14:35.643

4 Rotten wood: to fill or not to fill? 2011-07-09T03:36:18.563

4 Can a load bearing beam be offset from lapping joists? 2011-10-07T14:20:45.493

4 How can I make my woodworking project square? 2012-02-10T15:09:25.093

4 Are there any good videos available that teach basic carpentry? 2012-04-30T08:18:27.790

4 Which nails should I use for shoe molding installation? 2012-05-18T13:46:14.210

4 What are the differences between wood and composite shoe molding? 2012-05-19T15:02:23.260

4 How to install coat hooks securely when holes don't line up with studs (batten depth?, length of screws?) 2013-05-28T18:56:41.827

4 How can I know if a self-designed structure I build will be structurally sound? 2013-10-23T16:53:32.123

4 Replacing sill (bottom plate) of wall 2014-09-22T19:00:21.110

4 Should I be concerned that the sill plate is not lined up with the foundation? 2015-05-02T14:46:02.240

4 How to tighten a wooden bannister (newel post) 2016-04-10T01:42:05.140

4 Reinforcing a Load Bearing Wall 2017-03-24T23:47:40.120

3 Dresser/Chest with convex front 2010-08-20T18:30:17.450

3 How do I build a headboard for a bed? 2011-03-08T19:45:31.500

3 How to repair a closed-stringer staircase? 2012-06-18T13:24:06.147

3 Should I pre-built rafter units, or build them in-place? 2012-06-27T03:45:27.067

3 How can I repair a dining room table with folding ends? 2012-09-25T04:31:21.227

3 Dimensional treated yellow pine lumber, non-standard widths? 2013-09-02T12:01:09.840

3 How do I go about framing a half wall into a full wall? 2014-01-23T19:53:24.670

3 What is the easiest way to measure an irregular floor space? 2014-05-02T19:19:13.480

3 How to join two 1x6s to form a 23' baseboard with a seamless transition? 2014-09-11T21:15:42.277

3 How to rip unparallel on table saw? 2016-01-06T20:21:08.857

3 How to shorten or replace this cabinet door? 2016-10-31T05:27:04.553

3 Repair or Replace Cut Floor Joist 2017-01-05T16:39:56.720

3 French cleat mod? 2017-01-28T17:24:30.673

3 Can I drill through joists? 2017-09-15T09:08:08.630

3 US Building Codes - Do I need a handrail on this initial section of stairs? 2017-11-30T21:56:21.227

2 Is a 2x4 strong enough to hold up a porch swing? 2010-07-25T17:59:10.730

2 Help reinstalling an external door threshold 2010-09-02T17:25:21.373

2 What are the main options for fastening MDF to MDF? 2011-02-02T16:02:09.610

2 How should this microwave shelf be stabilized? 2011-04-26T15:55:08.220

2 real dimensions of 2 by 4 in inches/centimeters 2011-06-06T16:07:02.460

2 How should I approach red oak crown molding? 2011-08-24T14:19:37.167

2 What tools would I need to have/borrow/buy to build a table? 2011-10-21T13:17:59.670

2 Decent Brand Names for Beginner Carpentry 2012-02-27T20:58:40.737

2 How do you install blocking in a straight line? 2012-05-16T16:09:38.793

2 How do I sharpen wood lathe tools? 2013-03-18T19:27:33.907

2 How to fix a racked/sagging exterior wood entry door? 2013-10-09T21:08:11.470

2 Is it necessary or recommended to kerf baseboard? 2014-03-17T19:31:30.247

2 Improving piece of furniture 2014-08-03T10:34:36.320

2 How can I prevent my dining table from tilting? 2014-10-15T17:30:15.553

2 Building a ledger for indoor use with with some cut to size 2 by 4s, should I stain or paint them? 2015-01-05T04:29:47.197

2 How to cut 45 angles in quarter round shoe molding with circular saw? 2016-01-04T20:31:22.950

2 Create a constant 5 mm gap between decking and side panels 2016-04-19T11:47:55.540

2 Is this door striker and lock safe? 2016-08-06T22:49:22.757

2 Is this a well constructed roof? 2016-08-30T19:44:37.787

2 How do I prevent my fence gate from binding against the post? 2016-11-28T08:23:08.743

2 Melting snow on the deck leaked into the house. Is my deck flashing incorrect or insufficient? 2017-03-23T12:37:35.463

2 How to install hinges after cutting custom door past wooden edges and composite exposed? 2017-11-02T20:47:36.017

1 Exterior entry door repair 2011-04-08T21:45:30.607

1 How to build a quick-and-easy wood ladder? 2011-11-11T20:06:43.363

1 How do I make a weight sensitive platform? 2012-06-24T22:35:10.260

1 What information do I need to size a sawn or hewn beam? 2012-07-06T16:22:12.620

1 Can someone help me identify this spiral staircase system? 2012-11-13T02:03:09.847

1 Is it better to stain before or after assembly? 2013-01-11T23:27:33.827

1 How do I hang a 500lb bed swing? 2013-01-22T13:59:40.320

1 advice for cantilever on temporary, free-standing wood structure 2013-08-12T05:38:35.313

1 Re-glue plastic edge banding on a desk 2013-10-10T12:16:25.097

1 Hidden fasteners for 1/2" spacing between decking boards? 2013-10-20T04:11:00.863

1 How do I turn my top-heavy headboard into a freestanding headboard? 2014-01-21T05:19:32.347

1 Easiest way to build an oddly-shaped shelf for cabinet above stove 2014-02-01T18:20:50.810

1 1" x 2" Furring Strips for Drywall Ceiling 2014-04-23T17:10:42.663

1 How to attach ledger board to under-roof siding? 2014-05-14T20:00:45.417

1 Altering The Depth of a Kitchen Cabinet 2014-05-19T17:38:41.643

1 Soft touch for trim nailer 2014-07-19T19:06:10.317

1 Hole in the floor 2014-08-12T14:57:42.817

1 Can I use an anchor on a deck for the spindles? 2014-09-20T19:04:28.550

1 Is it safe to use barn wood indoors for furniture, trim, walls and ceilings? 2014-10-30T21:10:03.707

1 What is a good reference book for cabinetmaking and/or other millwork? 2014-11-21T16:04:28.333

1 Do I really need a newel post at every change in direction in a banister? 2015-02-23T00:44:55.793

1 Fix sagging beam situation 2015-03-19T21:47:58.667

1 What type of Drill should I go for? 2015-04-14T07:28:19.163

1 Built-in bookshelf questions 2015-05-08T10:08:51.723

1 DIY Diving Board 2015-06-08T15:12:37.087

1 Applying wooden planks to masonry wall 2015-07-09T09:18:23.227

1 How can I attach legs to a table? 2015-07-12T16:35:38.813

1 Staggered block matrix 2015-09-04T06:25:25.167

1 Window exterior trim finishing 2015-10-07T22:15:02.667

1 How do I measure for a table top inside a (slightly irregular) nook/alcove? 2015-11-01T06:27:18.303

1 lay out common rafters with combination square 2015-11-30T20:34:01.010

1 Stair tread damage - repairable/replaceable? (photo) 2016-02-01T18:44:39.567

1 Split ladder legs for child's playset 2016-04-15T23:24:13.310

1 Sill plate alternatives when *not* using pressure treated wood? 2016-05-12T16:44:04.587