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Installing Crown Molding Without a Nail Gun

Installing Crown Molding Without a Nail Gun

A hammer, a nailset, and a bag of finish nails are all you really need to hang crown molding.

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Marvin Windows: Next Generation Ultimate Double Hung

Marvin Windows: Next Generation Ultimate Double Hung

We stopped by the Marvin Windows and Doors booth at the 2015 International Builders' Show to learn about their Next Generation Ultimate Double Hung windows.

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Self-Taught MBA: Keep Control by Keeping Track

Self-Taught MBA: Keep Control by Keeping Track

Tracking your trucks, tools and job site has becomes a lot easier and less expensive. Here’s a primer on the technology available for monitoring what matters without wasting your money.

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A Bathtub filled with light

A Bathtub filled with light

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An elegant Bathtub sets itself apart from the crowd.

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A Look Inside a Tiny House

A Look Inside a Tiny House

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Living simply in a small space is a new concept to seriously consider

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Stinson Minneapolis Residence

Stinson Minneapolis Residence

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With so many windows, the beauty of this house is clear.

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Deck and Porch Framing Connection Seminar

Deck and Porch Framing Connection Seminar

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One of the most thorough deck code and construction training you'll find. And it's free.

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Early Morning Light

Early Morning Light

This was one of my favorite shoots last June which started before sunrise to catch the best light

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View from the Attic Window

View from the Attic Window

Hamilton House, in South Berwick, Maine is one of the finest historic homes in the state. A masterpiece of the Georgian Style, it was built on the banks of the Salmon River in 1780. This perspective from the attic window shows the view downstream and is an example of an early skylight window.

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Canadas Greenest Home Posts Energy Data

'Canada's Greenest Home' Posts Energy Data

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The student-built project now has the numbers to back its claims for energy and water efficiency.

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Weekend Woodshop Setup

Weekend Woodshop Setup

Moving into a new wood shop is a process of adapting old fittings and tools to an unfamiliar space.

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Straight Cuts on Cardboard Concrete Forms

Straight Cuts on Cardboard Concrete Forms

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If you need to cut a bunch of cardboard concrete forms, you could use your tape measure to make a bunch of marks and try to follow your line with your saw, but there's a better way.

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Bath time....

Bath time....

Creative use of materials brings a sense of the outdoors inside.

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Hensley Addition

Hensley Addition

The wall-to-wall windows in this Jon Hensley designed home bring the outdoors in.

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How far can a deck beam span?

How far can a deck beam span?

The 2015 IRC includes a new beam span table and illustrations specifically for decks. This will make it easier for deck builders to design a deck frame.

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How Far Can a Deck Joist Span?

How Far Can a Deck Joist Span?

The 2015 IRC includes a new joist span table and illustrations specifically for decks. This will make it easier for deck builders to design a deck frame.

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A Smart Beverage System for the Kitchen That Has Everything

A Smart Beverage System for the Kitchen That Has Everything

TopBrewer, from Danish manufacturer Scanomat, brings the barista home with a beverage system powered by your smartphone or tablet.

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Queen Anne Triple Decker

Queen Anne Triple Decker

The triple decker is a three-story apartment building built primarily in the northeastern United States during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.They were built by the thousands as an economical way to provide housing to the throngs of immigrant workers coming to work in the factories and mills of industrialized New England. Generally consisting of one apartment on each floor, it is common to see entire neighborhoods made up of these houses. In contrast to their generally austere design, this triple decker in Worcester, Masachussetts sports a Queen Anne tower and some decorative shingle work.

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SawStop Portable Job-Site Tablesaw

SawStop Portable Job-Site Tablesaw

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The long-awaited SawStop portable is here. And it looks pretty good.

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Webinar March 10 on I-Joist Assemblies

The free session will cover the use of fire-protective membranes in residential floor systems.

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