Monthly Archives: April 2013

How to make long strait cuts with a skill saw

Ok so if you don’t have another saw like a table saw for instance you can use a skill saw and still make very precise cuts.  In this picture I’m using a 4 foot level as a guide.  The trick … Continue reading

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Cutting multiple short pieces easily on a compound miter saw

If you have to make several small pieces on a miter saw an easy way to do it is to line up the first piece exactly where it need to be to make the cut and then draw a line … Continue reading

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Cabinet spacing method for appliances

              Ok a quick tip on setting a cabinet where you need to leave space for an appliance later.  Cut a few sticks to be temporary spacers to go between the cabinets and hold … Continue reading

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Some uses for the right angle jig

That little jig gets used for everything.  First picture has it holding up the side of a cabinet I was assembling.  It makes it considerably easier especially when working solo.               Here it’s getting … Continue reading

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Right angle Jig

Handy Right Angle Jig Todays post is about this handy jig I made the other day.  I doubt there is anything original here but it is quite useful.  All it takes are a couple of strips of wood and a piece … Continue reading

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Plinth blocks for Crown Moulding

On vaulted ceilings plinth blocks can really make life easier and on this ceiling there is an 8 degree slope the the ceiling, plenty of angle to complicate the cuts.  But then there is the mighty plinth block (que dramatic … Continue reading

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Wood Ceiling

This is just a quick picture to show what all the routing and the giant pile of wood were for in the previous posts.  This was a double wide trailer that was beeing completely renovated, thus the slanted ceilings and … Continue reading

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