Flush Cut Door Jambs

Cutting flooring around door jambs is way too hard. Instead, place a scrap piece of the new flooring material next to the jamb and use it as a guide for an undercut saw. You’ll have the perfect pocket to slide flooring materials underneath so you won’t need to make intricate cuts around the jamb trim. A japanese pull saw or oscillating multi-tool works best for this type of flush cutting

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Crown Molding Jig

Crown molding projects can be a finicky pain, especially if you’re not used to working with it. Our friend Rob over at A Concord Carpenter has a great hack for taking some of the pain and slop out of typical crown cutting: a crown molding jig. Visit the link for details on how to make the jig and get perfect crown cuts every time.

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Duct Tape Screw Holder

If you need to remove screws and then replace them, getting them lost among the other loose materials is all too easy. Avoid lost screws by pushing them into a piece of duct tape and taping them to your screw gun or project.

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Drill Holes at the Perfect Angle

Have you ever had to drill a hole at a specific angle? Doing so doesn’t need to involve sketchy guesswork or plotting the angle of the sun! Use a speed square’s references to drill at the perfect angle for your project.

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Drill Bit Depth Guide

Drilling multiple holes through concrete (or any other material) can be tough enough without having to guess how deep each hole is every time you drill. Put a piece of tape on the drill bit at the correct depth and drill the right depth consistently and smoothly.

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How to Tie One of the Most Useful Knots Around – Bowline

This is a knot that not just sailors should know. The Bowline knot is invaluable for all kinds of tasks where you need a strong knot that’s still easy to untie when you’re done. Great for construction, sailing, survival situations and more. This video shows how to tie the knot, and a little trick to remembering the first steps that often confuse people.

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