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Sheathing Walls with Zip System

Sheathing Walls with Zip System

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Justin Fink travels to Wellesley, Mass., to watch a production crew frame and skin a house using Zip System sheathing and compatible seam tape.

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IBS 2014: InvisiDoor Hidden-bookcase-door Hardware

IBS 2014: InvisiDoor Hidden-bookcase-door Hardware

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Builder Gary Striegler shows off his favorite new secret-door hinges. The hardware can support a full-size bookcase, and it can be set for inswing or outswing to work with any project you can dream up.

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IBS 2014: A Look Inside The New, New Home Book

IBS 2014: A Look Inside 'The New, New Home' Book

Curious about what's possible when building a 21st-century house? Justin chats with architect Boyce Thompson and discovers how his new book helps people ask architects and builders the right questions to get the home of their dreams

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IBS 2014: Chief Architect--A Powerful and Easy-To-Use Alternative to CAD

IBS 2014: Chief Architect--A Powerful and Easy-To-Use Alternative to CAD

Justin Fink talks with Scott Harris from Chief Architect to learn exactly what sets this software suite apart from traditional CAD programs

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IBS 2014: Zip Systems New Radiant-Barrier Option

IBS 2014: Zip System's New Radiant-Barrier Option

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Radiant barriers are not new, but Huber has added this feature to their already well-performing sheathing system

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IBS 2014: MyFixItUpLife Interviews Fine Homebuildings Justin Fink

IBS 2014: MyFixItUpLife Interviews Fine Homebuilding's Justin Fink

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Justin talks with Mark and Theresa Clement about upcoming Project House videos, quick tips, and more

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Tour a World-Class Veneer Shop

Tour a World-Class Veneer Shop

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Cabinetmaker Nancy Hiller visits architectural-plywood producer Heitink to source cherry-veneer panels to build the Project House floating vanity

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How to Install a Vinyl Privacy Fence

How to Install a Vinyl Privacy Fence

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Editors Justin Fink and Andy Engel layout and set posts, and assemble new fence panels at the Fine Homebuilding Project House

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How to Paint Fiber-Cement Siding

How to Paint Fiber-Cement Siding

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Painter Jim Lacey shares some tips for caulking and painting fiber-cement siding.

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How To Fill Nail Holes and Paint PVC Trim

How To Fill Nail Holes and Paint PVC Trim

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Painter Jim Lacey shares some tips for filling nail holes and painting exterior PVC trim.

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Video: How To Prime Cedar Siding To Control Bleeding Tannins and Other Staining Problems

Video: How To Prime Cedar Siding To Control Bleeding Tannins and Other Staining Problems

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Painter Jim Lacey shares some tips for covering the inevitable blemishes on cedar shingles

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Remodelers shop layout: designing for workflow and flexibility

Remodeler's shop layout: designing for workflow and flexibility

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We're about ready to begin the serious work of setting up the garage shop at the Project House. We have replaced the overhead door with new carriage house doors, insulated and hung drywall, replaced...

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