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10 rules of finish carpentry

Posted by bobsmyuncle (My Page) on
Fri, Aug 8, 08 at 19:51

I've read this before and got some good information from it.
The link doesn't last forever so have a good read before it goes 404.

http://www.taunton.com/finehomebuilding/how-to/articles/ten-rules-finish-carpentry.aspx


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RE: 10 rules of finish carpentry

See the link

Here is a link that might be useful: Ten rules in the link


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RE: 10 rules of finish carpentry

Great tips. Thanks for posting the link.


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Thanks, handymac, I forgot which forum I was in. Some automatically create hyperlinks with URLs entered.


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You are welcome---took me awile to figure that out myself last year. Nice list---true!


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I think this is a great primer for basic trim carpentry 101. It leaves out, from what I saw, what I consider the most basic rule without which all else fails and that is "Patience".


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Patience

When tried, I think to myself, "I am smarter than this piece."


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YEP! And when all else fails, I sleep on it... even if it takes 2 nights, to prove I am indeed smarter that the problem. If it were only that simple with kids...HUH?


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