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How To: Poor Man’s Carpenter Bench

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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

Starting Out? Tutorial On How To Read Plans Like A Pro

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This is part of  a FREE series of 4 videos (this being the 2nd) showing you how to read construction drawings like a pro. Learning how to read plans is a skill that is within your reach and this series of 4 free videos will show you how, step by step. You could know how to read house plans in less than an hour after watching all 4 of the videos.

Courtesy of http://beyourowncontractortraining.com/

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

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The short answer; yes! Check out the Samurai Carpenter’s video and support his YouTube channel

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC06fO6LNH_AUgjbmqaZRV5Q

 

How To: Calculating Hourly Rates for a Contractor or Small Business

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Are you just starting out in your business? If you need a simple way to come up with an hourly rate for a contractor or small business owner watch this video.

[(hourly rate) + (direct expenses) + indirect expenses)] / Profit

Can You Read Structural Drawings?

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If somebody handed you structural drawings, could you read them? Here is a fantastic overview of the basics.

Have You Ever Seen A Drywall Art Sculpture?

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WOW! Bernie Mitchell does amazing work with drywall compounds to create wonderful works of art.
He was nice enough to come down and film this video with us for all of you folks at home! We sincerely hope you enjoy the video and hope that this helps open everyone’s minds to the endless possibilities we have in the world of drywalling & taping!

For more information on Bernie Mitchell visit https://www.facebook.com/ArtisticDrywallByBernieMitchell

Exciting stuff

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It’s Wednesday so… For many, this video is all wrong. It goes over fluxing and soldering techniques. Here is a better way – How to Solder Copper Pipes and Avoid Water Leaks