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In the last part of our video series, Phil Huber, editor of Woodsmith Magazine, walks us through the final steps of creating a small Shaker bench, properly screwing the top of the bench to the base.
Tread and riser, baluster and handrail: a staircase can be merely utilitarian or a stunning work of art. There are many ways to build a staircase—box or spiral, dogleg or winding—and infinitely more ways for these complex structures to develop creaks, sags, or leans.
Bendheim’s Cabinet Glass website brings homeowners more than 100 specialty glass varieties for doors, windows and cabinet inserts, including mouth-blown glass, chicken wire glass, patterned glass, etched glass, colored glass, fluted glass, decorative laminated glass, and more.