March 6, 2016
A look at the forces at work on a deck and the hardware designed to keep things in check
September 3, 2014
April 30, 2014
Supports a maximum of 500 lbs.
March 5, 2014
Q: A previous owner painted over all of the interior door hinges and exterior storm-window hangers and catches in my house. I’d love to restore them, but I don’t know whether…
January 8, 2014
Q: I’m building cabinets to flank the mantel in my living room, and I’m going with traditional inset cabinet doors and drawers. I really like the look of butt hinges,…
January 2, 2014
Padlock "learns" to work with truck key
November 4, 2013
Rotation, pushing, or pulling on the handle opens the door
October 10, 2013
Grab bars don’t have to be large pipes anchored to the wall. American Standard’s new Invisia line of bath accessories incorporates grab-bar safety into stylish toilet-paper holders ($240), accent rings…
June 27, 2013
I had to pull three doors off their hinges to make adequate passage for a new refrigerator. When I tried to put the doors back on their hinges, the old…
May 16, 2013
Tubular dead bolts and rim locks
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