Sheathing, wet OSB, and how you never get to do your own work when you are managing staff on site.
Editors distill their favorite nuggets of framing wisdom from 36 years of Fine Homebuilding.
Pushed beneath the counter, it’s a cabinet with an adjustable shelf. Pulled out, it’s an extra work surface with a butcher-block top.
Chris Corson says someone has to elevate American housing, and he’s ready for the job.
Design/Build: If budgets allow, consider designing and building custom newels to personalize and even modernize details in a home.
A traditional porch project offers lessons in style, proportions, and seamless transitions.
Woven corners are more complicated — and give a more elegant look, in my opinion.
Understand the hallmarks of this informal style, whether you’re designing a new home or remodeling a classic.
Without modifying the framing, a carpenter tucks storage and style beneath the roof in a second-floor hallway.
A stair pro shares his process for installing the three common types of stock balusters.
Learn the alphabet soup of materials, but first get the slope and underlying details right.
Light-gauge steel makes creative deck framing easier.
Automatic tools produce better walls in less time.
Cost-effective, versatile, and green, cellulose may be the hardest-working insulation available.
In this Tool Tech video, host Patrick McCombe shows the benefits of these lesser-known pro-grade caulk guns.
For when you end up hanging a new door in an existing frame and have to match the door’s hinge locations to the frame’s.
Design/Build: Getting porch details right.
A high performance approach to building from the ground up
Inspirational images brought to you by Marvin and Integrity Windows and Doors
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The triple-glazed windows offer warmth, no condensation on the interior, and somewhat higher R-values.
PITT Cooking's modular burners open up new options for kitchen design.
The theme of illumination is here used as crucial design inspiration for a San Francisco remodel.
This modern and open kitchen is the main gathering area for a family of five.
A Canadian manufacturer and American designer team up to rethink the common sink.
Thanks to an enthusiastic customer, the architect for this project went with brighter-than-usual colors.
This beautiful and eclectic kitchen elegantly pairs modernity with rusticity.
Use this tip to make your own custom grout gun.
A new floor plan allows for a dramatic change to the function of a kitchen.
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