Carpentry Projects & Advice

Great carpentry guidance from planning to finishing.

We're going to show you how to make a fabulous bench from an old headboard & footboard. It is simple, fairly quick & creates a unique & one of a kind piece!
By A Few Good Pieces

A curved deck is created by cutting joists to match the curved profile, then attaching a curved rim joist, which can be shaped in one of two ways (see Construction Options). Braces attached to the tops of the joists hold them in place as the rim joist is installed.
By BlackAndDecker

A curved deck is created by cutting joists to match the curved profile, then attaching a curved rim joist, which can be shaped in one of two ways (see Construction Options). Braces attached to the tops of the joists hold them in place as the rim joist is installed.
By BlackAndDecker

Prehung interior doors should allow a 3⁄4" gap between the bottom of the door and the floor. This gap lets the door swing without binding on carpet or floor covering.
By BlackAndDecker

Hanging wallboard is a project that can be completed quickly and easily with a little preplanning and a helping hand.
By BlackAndDecker

Hanging wallboard is a project that can be completed quickly and easily with a little preplanning and a helping hand.
By BlackAndDecker

Hanging wallboard is a project that can be completed quickly and easily with a little preplanning and a helping hand.
By BlackAndDecker

Install a storm door to improve the appearance and weather resistance of an old entry door or to protect a newly installed door against weathering. In all climates, adding a storm door can extend the life of an entry door.
By BlackAndDecker

The irregular space beneath a staircase can be used for a variety of creative built-in projects. Because the dimensions and angles of understairs areas vary widely, finding stock cabinetry that fits the space is difficult. However, the design shown here can be built to fit almost any area.
By BlackAndDecker

The irregular space beneath a staircase can be used for a variety of creative built-in projects. Because the dimensions and angles of understairs areas vary widely, finding stock cabinetry that fits the space is difficult. However, the design shown here can be built to fit almost any area.
By BlackAndDecker

There are quite a few different types of power sanders available, so how do you know which one is best for your project? These tips should help guide you along.
By Toolguyd

Working conditions on a roof can be arduous, so make the job as easy as possible by gathering the right tools and equipment before you begin.
By BlackAndDecker

The guy who built our house never finished much of anything. We needed to install the rest of the log siding on the back of the house that he never finished. It looked horrible before we started.
By Lynne

I would like a copy of the lean to shed plans posted on the old website at http://www.blackanddecker.com/projectcenter/ProjectDetail.aspx?DOC_ID=p_2_99_23589_23784.html Thank you
By Mark_L70

Have a old Black & Decker radial arm saw. Cannot release the yoke locator pin to swing the roller head.
By papa97

I already own an 18 Volt cordless Drill MDL# PS180S
It takes 18V Battery mdl#HPB18 will this battery fit a
18 Volt cordless Saw MDL# FS1806S ?
By nascards

old Sawforce 100 circular saw model #7359; can cut depth be adjusted? If so, how?
By 4fingers

After initial 12 hour charging how long should I re charge battery after use?
By Talc

After initial 12 hour charging how long should I re charge battery after use?
By Talc

How do you "pivot the motor forward" after loosening the tension lock knob?
By istella

An example of adding a door casing with decorative rosettes and plinth installation.
By BlackAndDecker

An overview of modern trim carpentry tools.
By BlackAndDecker

A walk through the basics of installing crown molding.
By BlackAndDecker

Instruction on preparing cope joints for your base.
By BlackAndDecker

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