Trim Carpentry

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  • Shortcuts for Trim Carpenters

    Learn better ways to cut and install casing, baseboard and crown molding, tricks for hanging doors and avoiding bad transitions, and other…

  • Finish Carpentry Tips

    Uneven walls, floors and corners are common problems in finish carpentry. These tips from veteran carpenters will show you time-tested…

  • Do it right. Do it yourself.

    The Family Handyman is proud to announce the DIY University. Courses that give you the confidence and know-how to get the job done right.

  • Simple Window Trim and Door Trim

    Tradition window and door trim looks more complicated than picture-framed trim, but it’s actually simpler and more forgiving. It also…

  • How to Remove Wood Trim

    How to remove trim, moldings and other woodwork without damaging the wall or cracking the wood. Quick and easy techniques.

  • Interior Trim Work Basics

    We show you how to make crisp, sharp corners and tight joints when installing door trim, window trim and a three-piece baseboard. With a few…

  • Trim Repair: How to Fix and Revive Trim

    Renew the lustrous appearance of stained and varnished woodwork without the messy stripping process. We show you how.

  • Cutting and Installing Plastic Trim

    PVC trim looks and cuts like wood and it lasts forever, but there are a few special installation techniques you need to know about to install…

  • Buying Guide: Interior Wood Trim

    Interior trim can add definition and refinement to a room, and wood remains a good choice for material. Today, synthetic trims can sometimes be…

  • How to Install Window Trim

    Most trim carpenters don’t even use a tape to trim windows. It’s all done by eye, with a sharp pencil, a miter saw and an 18-gauge…

  • How to Install Craftsman Window Trim and Other Trim

    If you want to spruce up a dull room, or if you simply love the Craftsman style, roll up your sleeves. This article is for you. Simplicity is…

  • How to Install Wood Molding

    A veteran carpenter demonstrates tools and techniques that make trim work faster, better and easier, including mitered joints, wood selection,…


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