Carpentry

Using a drill to attach pressure treated wood deck boards.

Leaving Gaps Between Pressure Treated Wood Deck Boards

Watch this video for tips on when to and not to leave a gap between pressure treated wood deck boards when building a new deck or replacing old decking.

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Using a pneumatic nailer to frame up an interior wall.

Adding a Wall and Pantry to Better Utilize Interior Space

See how we added an interior dividing wall to a master bedroom and turned the extra space into a closet and kitchen pantry to better server the needs of a large family. Watch this video to find out more.

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Newel post on porch with newly replaced facing boards, cap, and finial.

How to Replace Rotten Newel Post Facing Boards

Find out how to replace rotten facing boards and caps around newel posts on outdoor porch and deck railings. Watch this video to find out more.

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Porch column base with new unpainted pressure treated base trim boards..

How to Replace Rotten Wood Column Base Trim Boards

Watch this video to find out how to remove and replace rotten or damaged trim boards around the base of a square wood column.

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White Eave fascia board on older home with squirrel hole.

How to Replace Damaged Eave Fascia Boards

Find out how to remove a rotten or damaged eave fascia board, and replace it with a new fascia board. Watch this video to find out more.

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Squirrel hole in eave fascia board.

Tackling Common DIY Exterior House Repairs

Keeping the outside of your home in good condition requires regular maintenance. Watch this video to see how to make common exterior repairs, including fixing squirrel damage to eaves and replacing rotten siding.

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Using a homemade water level to level a shed foundation.

How to Make a Homemade Water Level

Water levels have been in use for thousands of years, are easy and inexpensive to make, and more accurate than carpenter’s levels. Read on to find out how to make an inexpensive water level that’s perfect for leveling a shed or deck foundation.

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Child playing in competed wood deck sandbox.

Adding a Built-in Sandbox to a Wood Deck

Watch this video to find out how to construct a built-in sandbox in a wooden deck so children can play safely outdoors.

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