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Trim Carpentry (eBook)

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From the Editors of Fine Homebuilding

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  • Product # 077630
  • Type PDF Download
  • ISBN 978-1-62710-088-5
  • Published Date 2012
  • Pages 240
  • Photos 300
  • Drawings 75
Trim carpentry requires attention to minute detail, the right tools, and a good amount of patience and care. Written by builders from all over the country, this all-new compilation of articles from Fine Homebuilding magazine provides readers with tips, techniques, and invaluable advice from some of the best professionals in the industry. From the basics of trim carpentry and crown molding techniques, to trimming windows and doors, wainscoting, and stairs, Trim Carpentry is the ideal how-to guide for builders and ambitious do-it-yourselfers who want pro-level information.

About the Author
All contributing authors are seasoned professionals whose articles have appeared in Fine Homebuilding magazine. Since 1981 Fine Homebuilding has provided information and inspiration to everyone who cares about quality home improvement, renovation, and construction. The magazine, which has a circulation of 300,000, is the best source of home improvement information and helps readers build projects better, faster, and more efficiently.
Table of Contents

8 Basic Rules to Master Trim Carpentry
Beautiful Trim from Plywood
Paint-Grade Interior Trim
4 Router Tricks for Trim
Signature Trim Details
Installing Baseboard
Baseboard Done Right
Crown-Molding Fundamentals
Inside Crown Corners
Coping Moldings
The Secret to Coping Crown Molding
Site-Made Moldings in a Pinch
Trimming Windows
The Only Way to Trim Exterior Windows
Perfect Miter Joints Every Time  
Trim Windows with Built-Up Casings
Trimming a Basement Window  
Craftsman-Style Casing
Replace an Old Entry Door
Plumb Perfect Prehung Doors
Troubleshooting a Prehung Door Installation
No-Trim Door Jambs
Case a Door with Mitered Trim  
Turning Corners with Beaded Casing
Add Elegance with Raised-Panel Wainscot
Paint-Grade Wainscot on a Curved Stairwell
Laying Out Wainscot Paneling
Designing with Wainscot
Add Style with Beadboard Wainscot  
Wainscot for a Window
A Simple Approach to a Paneled Passageway


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