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Ten Rules for Finish Carpentry A veteran builder and teacher shares the rules that shape his work

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Finish Carpentry Ideas ~ Courtesy of My Husband, Round 3

The only thing I don't like is that post holding up the loft. I think I would extend the loft a bit and make the support a bookshelf like it is on the left side.

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Test-fitting with scrap pieces will help find the correct moulding angles and avoid mistakes when installing expensive trim.

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Detailed finish carpentry consists of wainscoting along the walls as well as floor boards and crown molding in this entryway.

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Corona del Mar, CA

Reclaimed wood tiles from Famosa, set in a herringbone pattern, provide a rustic-chic backdrop for the master bedroom’s custom bed, which is upholstered in fabric from C&C Milano. Draperies in Triangulated by Christopher Farr Cloth frame doors by Generations Finish Carpentry.

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Shortcuts for Trim Carpenters

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Easy Molding and Trim Work Trick: Figuring out what to do about tricky angles

Great tip! A really easy way to figure out tricky angles when you're installing moldings, trim, and baseboards.

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