Synopses & Reviews
Poorly executed finish carpentry can make a whole house look like the work of an amateur. But quality finish carpentry can transform ordinary walls into finely crafted rooms. In this colection from Fine Homebuilding, you'll learn the secrets of master carpenters on designing and installing baseboard, molding, window casing (including elegant curved casing), fireplace mantels, paneling, and built-in storate. Inside, learn how the pros:
Fit trim to uneven surfaces
Choose the right tools for any finish carpentry job
Install baseboards efficiently
Re-create historic molding profiles
Case windows and doors for weathertightness and good looks
Build an elegant fireplace mantelDesign built-in bookshelves
Comprised of articles taken from "Fine Homebuilding" magazine, this new edition of "Finish Carpentry" has been updated and redesigned throughout to provide builders with the very best current information.
The For Pros By Pros titles are compilations of articles from Fine Homebuilding magazine, selected by the editors of the magazine and organized by subject. New articles from recent issues of the magazine have been added to this edition of Finish Carpentry. Updated and redesigned throughout, this book gives builders the very best current information.
About the Author
Ted Cushman combines carpentry with freelance writing and photography from his home in Massachusetts.