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What's New with Skylights?
What's New with Skylights?Online Membership Required

Better glass means you now can use skylights with less energy waste

Skylight retrofit
Tip: Skylight retrofit

Hemming a Bay Window Seam with Flat Seam Copper
Video: Hemming a Bay Window Seam with Flat Seam CopperOnline Membership Required

Although a tricky process, this step-by-step video makes it look easy

A flat-seam copper roof for a bay window
A flat-seam copper roof for a bay window

When installed properly, this centuries-old roofing can last a lifetime

Using a Sheet Brake
Video: Using a Sheet Brake

A professional roofer demonstrates ways to use a stationary brake

Using a sheet-metal brake

Slate-roofing contractor John Mahan demonstrates how he uses a portable brake to cut metal for drip-edge flashing  

Daylight and the Row HouseOnline Membership Required

In an old city neighborhood, a glass cupola delivers sunlight to showcase the interior of a dazzling new home

Big Gable Hides a Boring RanchOnline Membership Required

A change in a ranch's ridgeline transforms a suburban house without disturbing the neighborhood

Designing a House for the Sun: 4 Strategies

Orient the house and windows to ensure that all important spaces receive abundant, balanced light

Building a Bow Window From ScratchOnline Membership Required

Lay out the curved plates with a trammel, then use them as a bending form for laminated trim

A Suburban MetamorphosisOnline Membership Required

A modest renovation transforms hodgepodge of revival styles into a coherent shingle-style design

Shedding Light on SkylightsOnline Membership Required

New options in glazing, sizes and flashing systems can have you scratching your head when trying to choose the right skylight

Framing a Gable Roof Over a BayOnline Membership Required

Letting ceiling joists cantilever beyond the walls makes this challenging roof detail stronger and easier to build

Raising an EyebrowOnline Membership Required

Two methods used to frame wave-like dormers

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