Episode 49 — Drainable Housewrap, Garage Replacement, and Windows
Drawer hardware, latex vs. oil paint, and roofing tips.
Note: This episode went out live on download services including iTunes on Tuesday, April 25, instead of Friday, April 21, due to a technical error.
In this podcast episode, FHB editor Justin Fink, design editor Brian Pontolilo, and editorial director Rob Yagid discuss cabinet and drawer hardware, window sheathing and flashing, and DIY roof replacement. Also, latex paint is better than oil paint, plus the odd things Justin has in his personal shop. And please, let’s step back from the discussion of the advantages of lead-based paint.
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Resources mentioned in (or related to) this podcast episode:
- Justin’s article: Build Your Own Bathroom Vanity. (digital subscription required)
- A slide show of photos from Justin’s vanity project.
- Video: Justin in his home workshop making an arch for a pergola. (see below)
- Here’s a PDF from James Hardie — check out page 5 for panel siding flashing.
- Video Series: How to Replace a Roof.
Here are photos referred to in this podcast.
Adam in Hawai’i asked about window and door installation. Here’s the photo he sent in:
Listener Jose in New Jersey had a question about making a replacement shed vs buying a prefab shed. Here are photos of his old shed and one prefab option he is considering:
This photo of Justin’s workshop shows his “Easter eggs” in the background: