Carpenters

Whether you’re a finish carpenter, framer, or home builder extraordinaire, there’s something to learn here for everyone.

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House Votes to Extend PPP Loan Application Deadline to May 31

The Paycheck Protection Program has run its course after providing well over half a trillion dollars in loans to small businesses across the U.S.

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What to Know About Coping Trim

Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.


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9 Things Carpenters ALWAYS Do Working On Their Homes

Ever wonder what practices, principles, tools and materials pro carpenters can't live without? Discover nine of them so you can...


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Bosch’s New Thermal Camera a ‘Staple for Any Toolbox’

The camera gives DIYers and pros an easy way to accurately measure, visualize and analyze thermal variance on almost any...


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14 Things Home Depot Employees Won’t Tell You

The Home Depot offers a wealth of materials, resources and a customer-friendly return policy. But there are a few secrets...

How to Become a Carpenter

Carpenters are in demand. If you're interested in a career in the trades, here's what you need to know about...


5 Highest-Paying States for Carpenters

Looking to make a life change? Here are the five states with the highest average professional carpenter salaries across the...

An Inside Look Into a Truss Factory

We visited a truss plant and asked about the most common mistakes framers make when installing with trusses.


How To Perfect Your Window Trim Installation Process

A long-time carpenter Travis Larson explains how he installs window trim. Check out these simple step-by-step instructions.


5 Essential Tips for Pro Carpenters

Five game-changing pro tips for carpenters who want to up their game and get more efficient on the jobsite.


5 Things I Wish I Would Have Known as a Rookie Carpenter

We spoke to a former lead carpenter to find out the five things he wishes he had known before his...

Tstuds: Will This New Innovation Eliminate House Wrap?

Framing with Tstuds minimizes air infiltration in a home, reduces carbon footprints, and saves on electrical energy costs.


Framing Basement Walls

A poor framing job can bring a whole mess of problems, so we asked a professional framing carpenter how to...


How To Install Pocket Door Privacy Hardware

A pro finish carpenter shares his method of installing hardware on a pocket door.


Five Essential Hand Tools For Trim Carpenters (VIDEO)

Find out which five hand tools you will need while, if you want to be a trim carpenter.


Trim Carpentry Tips

Trimming is detailed work that requires patience, skill and just a little bit of a perfectionism. Here are some great...