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Dowel vs screwed butt for strongest butt joint in moving structural frame

Hi I am reading about all the different joint types and when to use them. I am building a frame out of 2x2 lumber, joined at 90% most of the time, that will be under a lot of stress. I figured out ...
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Installing casing using jack miters

I'm looking to match the butt style casing installation of my old home. Standard 45 mitered casing and planning the backside has worked for me in newer homes First floor example with backband The ...
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Joining long stair treads

I'm finishing a 3-seasons room and need to make a set of stairs to go from my house to my room. I have double French doors and the width is a little under 6 feet. The longest stair tread I've found ...
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