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Tim Carter demonstrates in this second video of a four-part series how to create the actual rough window opening. Tim has removed the drywall and starts to install the king studs that run from the wall top plate to the bottom plate. Then he shows how to install the header across the top of the […]

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Tim Carter shows in this first of four videos how to install a new window in an existing wall. This first video covers the planning and important tips to consider before demolition begins. Installing a new window is not as simple as you might think. There's much involved, even for a simple wall with wood […]

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Tim Carter shows a nifty trick when framing walls for a house. Don't allow an interior wall to touch an exterior wall. Leave a 3/4-inch gap so you can slide drywall in one giant piece instead of having to cut it at the corners. This wall framing trick also helps prevent air infiltration because the […]

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Watch the video below to see what I thought about the Rosemont Inn B&B in Utica, NY. It was a splendid bed and breakfast run by a wonderful spiritual family. I taped the video on a whim without the proper equipment. I had no tripod, no great lighting, etc. so that's why some of the […]

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Tim Carter tests the Brother P-touch Home and Office Labeler. He found it works great for making labels for his tool boxes and parts bins. It can handle a variety of fonts and colors.   .

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I was invited to visit the Briggs & Stratton world headquarters in Milwaukee, WI on April 17, 2015. The day was filled with meetings, testing of their new products and a short tour of their amazing museum of original Briggs & Stratton products spanning over 100 years. This is a crazy mashup video showing me […]

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Tim Carter demonstrates the bulky Coast LK375 Light Knife pocketknife. If you're a 6' 5" lumberjack with BIG hands, this could be your dream knife.     The above is an affiliate link. I get a tiny commission if you purchase this item from Amazon.

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There are all sorts of other tool reviews out there that describe this amazing tool. You can read those if you want, but I feel a picture is worth 1,000 words and a video, quite possibly, is worth 50,000 words. With a video, as long as you trust the source - and you can trust […]

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