Carpentry

High-Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up For University

Huge shortages loom in the skilled trades, which require less — and cheaper — training. Should that make students rethink the four-year degree? Article published on: nprED Like most other American high school students, Garret Morgan had it drummed into … Read More

Top tool vest for 2017?

See what 36 hours on research, videography, and editing work produce to review the top options for tool vests. Sure, you can try and carry all your gear around in the pockets of those beaten up old cargo pants, but … Read MoreRead More

How To: Poor Man’s Carpenter Bench

This this video on Poor Man’s Carpenter’s Bench they cut the final tenons for the bench legs. More on this bench here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PptWUQ-p-jE

How To: Stairs Without Stringers? Can It Be Done?

The short answer; yes! Check out the Samurai Carpenter’s video and support his YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC06fO6LNH_AUgjbmqaZRV5Q  

Multi-tools. Some are garbage, some are awesome. These are all awesome

There is always a glut of multi-tools on the market. Here are 5 that we think are pretty extraordinary. My personal favorite is the Lever Gear toolcard. Check them out.

Review: Field Tested – The Martinez M1 Titanium-Handled Hammers

There is a lot of debate about titanium hammers versus steel hammers and the debate has been going on for a few years now. The questions all address whether titanium hammers are worth the cost, which is sometimes 4-5 times … Read More

Anybody In San Diego Using Pre-Cut Framing Packages?

[vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]In the example shown, the traditional job takes two framers 8:57 long while the pre-framed job is one framer and 5:25 long.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ … Read More