The crisp, clean, and minimalist interior planned for the home.
Foam-core beams and moldings make for an attractive easy-to-install ceiling.
Smoke alarms and CO alarms are more nuanced than most people realize.
Hang pocket doors so they work for a lifetime.
Choose the best tool for profiling, flush trimming, and mortising one-handed.
With a better entry, a small addition, and a lounge, a great room is born.
This new master bath has sunlight, views, and easy access to the backyard.
If subflooring panels can move against the joists or abutting sheets, they will squeak.
Most buildings don’t need polyethylene anywhere, except directly under a concrete slab or on a crawlspace floor.
This barn and silo was converted to a dining and dance hall.
An efficient home means a smaller, less expensive conditioning system.
Portable UV equipment yields a fully cured finish in seconds, not days.
A 2-ft. bump-out brings a midcentury home into the next century.
Several code-approved options beyond the standard double 2x12 save material and energy.
Site-laminated handrails, flexible skirtboards, and off-angle miters are standard on winding walkways.
Add style to your bathroom with this basic carpentry and plumbing project.
A baker transforms her kitchen without changing the floor plan.
A high performance approach to building from the ground up
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Performance building starts at grade level.
Some cool tool talk from Patrick McCombe who reports on the real-deal STAFDA convention and much more.
Featuring efficiency, convenience, and high-performance for a tight house.
This principal at 2Form Architecture in Oregon is driven by personal and collaborative design.
Lesson learned. If I remodel a kitchen again (or a bath), I’ll definitely hire some help for the design.
Five clever ways to take a fresh look at kitchens and baths.
Drawing Board: lessons in residential design.
Custom cabinetry, a curvaceous island, and unique materials make a kitchen remodel special.
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