May 1, 1984
Shingling with stone will give you a roof that lasts for generations.
One mason's approach to framing, layout, and bricklaying technique.
March 1, 1984
With production techniques and the right materials, a solid, squeakless floor is a day's work
January 1, 1984
I build custom homes in the mountains, and laying out a foundation when none of the points are at the same elevation (sometimes differing up to 20 ft.) is a…
Covering concrete walls with rigid foam insulation and troweling on stucco requires experience with the materials
Insulated glass mounted flush with the roof in a low-cost, site-built design.
A simple, effective foundation system for residential structures.
November 1, 1983
Stairways can be minimal or very elaborate, but they're all based on simple geometry and accurate finish work.
September 1, 1983
An engineer tells about pier and grade-beam foundations
Advice from a contractor on one way to build on a steep slope.
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