November 18, 2010
Cut perfect plywood arcs to frame curved window or door rough openings. All you need is a tape measure, a pencil, and these simple layout tips.
October 15, 2010
Builder Scott Grice shows how to use a 2x4 brace and kicker to get your new framed walls plumb and straight.
September 3, 2010
Fitting complex joints in trim and paneling can be easier than it looks if you have a few simple tools.
August 18, 2010
A pencil and a scrap of wood are all the tools you need to mark molding before cutting it to fit flush with an uneven surface.
July 30, 2010
Cover all of your framing with housewrap, but watch this video before you cut through to install your windows.
July 14, 2010
Learn how to seal building paper seams for water-tight exterior walls.
June 14, 2010
Install housewrap right if you want your walls to last. Watch this video and learn how to get your corners tight.
June 4, 2010
Remodeler and Fine Homebuilding editor Justin Fink shows us a straightforward way to measure and mark your plates before framing a wall.
May 24, 2010
Building Skills: Seasoned builder Mike Guertin shows a simple way to make a clean, straight cut when trimming a door to height.
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