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Trimming the Roofline Trimming the Roofline Online Membership Required

Clean lines and durable details depend on careful framing and a systematic installation sequence

Reproducing historic architectural details
Reproducing historic architectural detailsOnline Membership Required

When a train station's 120-year-old roof brackets decay, a carpenter braces the roof and constructs a detailed template to guide the restoration 

Copper/aluminum flashingOnline Membership Required

Soliel Stepflashing

Q & A: Bending cedar shingles

Flashing Brick-Veneer WallsOnline Membership Required

Good masonry work blocks most rainwater, and proper flashing details expel what does get through

Flashing a ChimneyOnline Membership Required

Installing the flashing along with the bricks makes for a more secure and much better-looking job

Drip-edge runoff diverter
Tip: Drip-edge runoff diverter

Venting a Traditional EaveOnline Membership Required

On a shingle-style house, aluminum soffit vents just won't do

Tip: More on coil-stock control

Railing Against the ElementsOnline Membership Required

With careful detailing and proper flashing, exterior woodwork should last for decades

Victorian BracketsOnline Membership Required

Bandsawing gingerbread takes method and practice

Cornice ConstructionOnline Membership Required

Building the return is the tough part

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