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  1. Joinery
    Hi folks just pricing up a large job, and have 44 1200x1200 double sliding sash windows to fit, and weight up. Oak door frames, ledge braced doors, two pewter tee hinges, hasp and staples, plus oak architraves either side. Oak skirting too. After people’s opinions on fitting costs per item I...
  2. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hi guys, I am building a straw bale house with lots of wood. The walls are very thick so I would like to make massive window sills with some wood I have and which has been drying for 2-3 years now outside, protected. 99% it is oak. Very hard on touch. They are about 2 inches thick, as you can...
  3. Trim Carpentry & Built-Ins
    Please see my photo. I'm trying to finish my garage window trim, but the current wooden window frames are recessed, or setback a bit from the studs and from the drywall that I've hung. Should I add some sort of spacer so that I can add my molding ? I haven't run into this issue before...usually...
  4. New Member Introductions
    Hey there everybody, Im Daniel, 22, and I stumbled upon your forum because I am always in search of opinions, how-to's, and just general knowledge in carpentry. I am the carpenter for my family's business here in Los Angeles. I worked in a cabinet shop for 4 years, dated the boss' daughter...
  5. General Woodworking Discussion
    Howdy; I know "best" is a loaded word, but I'm hoping you folks have some suggestions for me. I'm building some new wooden sashes to replace missing ones in our 100+ year old home. I've been using 8/4 cypress, which I remember reading was a decent choice for this task. However it seems to...
  6. General Woodworking Discussion
    All the windows in my house have sills that extend 2" past the window on either side. I would like to add traditional 2.25" trim to match my door trim. If I use this trim, there will be a 1/4" over hang. Any idea how to extend the sills to properly allow for a 2.25" trim? Or could there be...
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