coped trim

How to Cope Trim Joints?

Coping trim joints is the process of cutting the trim profile so the two pieces fit snugly together in a joint. It results in a much better joint fit than a simple mitered corner – and is useful for covering up small imperfections and irregularities in corners, framing, and measurements.

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coping saw

How to Use a Coping Saw?

A coping saw is used for coping joints – which is the process of matching up two uneven surfaces – and is most commonly used when installing molding and trim. Its unique U-shaped frame combined with the long slim blade allows for highly intricate cutting, which can’t really be matched by any other saw type.

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roll of flex tape

How Long does Flex Tape Last?

If you’re familiar with the powerful adhesive tape known for its ability to seal leaking pipes, damaged roofs, and even boats sawed in half – then you might be wondering “how long does flex tape last?”

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caulking gun with tube on the ground

How to Load (and Unload) a Caulking Gun?

If you’ve just picked up a caulking gun and are wondering “how do I load this thing anyway?” – don’t worry – you’re not alone. While caulking guns have been around forever and fairly simple tools, loading and unloading them requires a bit of know-how.

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wood filler and wood glue

How Long Does it Take Wood Putty & Filler to Dry?

When it comes to covering up unsightly blemishes in wood, both wood putty and wood filler can be extraordinarily useful tools to have in your arsenal. While they’re sometimes confused with one another, there are several distinct differences between the two – both in terms of dry times and application.

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basin wrench

How to Use a Basin Wrench?

One of the most useful tools in any plumber’s toolbox is without a doubt the basin wrench. This humble tool is specifically designed for removing or installing the difficult-to-access mounting nuts located directly under the faucet of your sink.

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