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
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. -
Clayton DeKorne worked alongside his tradesman father until he became a full carpenter at age 17. Over the next decade, he advanced from lead carpenter to trim contractor before taking a position as senior editor at the Journal of Light Construction and later as founding editor of Tools of the Trade. He lives in Burlington, Vermont.