Synopses & Reviews
Installing trim requires precision and know-how. This is the book that shows how to handle all common trim projects, including window and door casings, baseboards, wainscoting and crown molding -- and get professional results every time. This is a complete do-it-yourself book written by a professional carpenter and presented in a highly accessible format.
Learn how to get tight miters and crisp details when casing doors and windows, running baseboard, and putting up crown molding. Trim Carpentry and Built-Ins shows you how to get professional results with all of your common trim projects. Among the latest in Taunton's Build Like a Pro series, Trim Carpentry and Built-Ins is filled with trade secrets and tried-and-true methods from carpenter and author Clayton DeKorne's 25 years in the industry. Detailed instructions with hundreds of photos and drawings can help you overcome challenges like out-of-square walls, floors, and ceilings. You'll also learn how to design and build custom built-in bookcases and cabinets to enhance any room in the house.
This book brings you:
- professional tips and trade secrets for installing trim with precision
- advice on common trim projects, including window and door casing, baseboards, crown molding, and wainscoting
- detailed instructions for built-in bookcases and cabinets
A veteran carpenter and former senior editor of the Journal of Light Construction provides trade secrets, tips, color photos, diagrams, and resources for selecting materials and completing home projects from bookcases to trimming windows. Annotation (c) Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).
About the Author
Andrew Wormer is a contributing editor to "Fine Homebuilding" magazine and the author of "The Builder's Book of Bathrooms" (The Taunton Press) and "The Bathroom Idea Book" (The Taunton Press). An experienced builder and bathroom remodeler, Andrew lives in Ferrisburgh, Vermont.