Finish Carpentry Basics

with Gary Striegler

An Ultimate Training Guide For Mastering Interior Door and Trim Installations

On-demand Course Access For An Entire Year

  • Over 9 hours of in-depth how-to video instruction
  • Trusted tips and techniques to elevate your very next project
  • 90+ pages of downloadable learning resources

Get Better Project Results With A Sharper Trim Skillset 

In this comprehensive learning collection, craftsman Gary Striegler shares his 40 years of trim carpentry experience and explains how to effectively install doors, window and door trim, crown molding, chair rail, and wainscotting. Whether you're looking to quickly and competently train new members of your crew or to hone your own finish carpentry skills, this course will increase the efficiency and enduring quality of your work.


Learn to install and trim common types of interior doors so they operate smoothly and look beautiful


How to trim different kinds of windows, from standard double-hungs to arched-topped units, with basic and built-up molding packages

 Crown Molding

Learn how to install standard crown molding and how to elevate a room with custom, built-up crown molding details

Chair Rail & Wainscot

Add classic style and craftsmanship to any space with chair rail molding or raised-panel wainscot

What You'll Learn In This Course:

Install common types of interior doors  

Case interior doors with varying trim styles

Install window stools, casing and extension jambs

Dress up a window with a frame-and-panel apron

Trim arched-top windows and windows with mullions

Build a window seat

Install basic and built-up crown molding

Trim a room with chair rail

Install raised-panel wainscot


Gary Striegler

Second-generation builder Gary Striegler owns Craftsman Builders, a Fayetteville, Ark., company specializing in millwork and interior details. A frequent Fine Homebuilding contributor, Gary also teaches at the Marc Adams School of Woodworking ( where he focuses on the execution of custom architectural woodworking, presents at some of the industry's most prominent trade-show seminars, and volunteers for Mercy International in Honduras.

Finish Carpentry Basics


Course Includes:

  • On-demand access to over 9 hours of video instruction for an entire year
  • Downloadable resources to make you a better craftsman 
  • Tips, Techniques and Tool insights to help get your trim jobs down faster and more accurately

Finish Carpentry Basics

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