Carpentry

Pulling headless nail using locking pliers

How to Remove Headless Nails

Watch this video to find out how to remove headless nails easily without damaging the wood using locking pliers and a hammer or pry bar.

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Using a clothes iron to attach edge banding veneer to a plywood edge

How to Cover Plywood Edges with Wood Veneer

Want to cover unsightly plywood edges? Here’s a quicker way to do it!

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DIY Treatment Turns Trashed Table into Treasure

“Today’s Homeowner” co-host Chelsea Lipford Wolf embellishes an old table for a new look in this webisode of “Checking In With Chelsea.”

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Trick for Cutting Crown Molding on Miter Saw

Trick to Cut Crown Molding on Angle

In order to properly make miter cuts in crown molding you have to turn it upside down on the miter saw table. The solution holds it at the proper angle every time.

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Tip for Cutting Sheets of Plywood

Here’s a tip for supporting a sheet of plywood while cutting it with a circular saw, preventing it from pinching the blade and creating a dangerous situation.

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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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