Use a Straightedge for Straight Cuts Need to shave a little off a cabinet or a piece of trim because someone read the tape measure upside down? Use the oscillating tool to make a clean, precise cut and make the problem go away. Use a straightedge if you need a guide for the blade. Just watch that the blade doesn't gouge the straightedge and go off-course.
Learn the simple framing techniques that ensure accurately built, tightly framed walls. This article explains the basics of marking up and laying out a wall, along with tips about headers, trimmers and studs.