May 1, 1984
A primer on these touchstones of Neo-Classical architecture
July 1, 1983
While installing a set of oak posts and guardrails, I ran into a problem; The ornamental post-caps were over 4 in. thick and required four screws to attach them to…
January 1, 1983
How to combine a deck with a roof that won't leak
January 1, 1982
Tips from a restoration expert on deck construction, column building and weatherproof design
November 1, 1981
When our house was built in 1958, the plan included large decks on two sides. They were built conventionally: 2x8 joists set on 4-ft. centers covered with 2x6 planks set…
July 1, 1981
Anchoring wrought iron railings to concrete porches and stucco or concrete block walls can be a real problem. Pourable expansion cement offers a simple, reliable solution. It sets to usable hardness…
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