July 1, 1982
I came up with a solution for weatherstripping a door bottom where a thick rug prevents a spring-loaded bottom sweep from retracting. I used a length of vinyl bulb weatherstripping,…
November 1, 1981
Extracting the glass from discarded windows for re-use is a sensible idea; many times the glass can be cut to fill a gap somewhere around the house. The only real…
August 1, 1981
This steel-plate, sculptural home in Lubbock, Texas is perched atop a 150-ft cliff and tied to an underground rock ledge
July 1, 1981
I have come upon what I believe to be a new use for the common eyedropper. As a cabinetmaker/carpenter I find myself often using my electric drill to drive screws.…
March 1, 1981
In the course of various home maintenance and construction tasks, I sometimes have a brush with fiberglass when I'm not wearing gloves. Such encounters always leave microscopic slivers in my…
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