January 11, 2018
Follow this process for perfect putty when reglazing an old wood window.
To soften glazing and remove the glass from an old window, a homemade steam box is priceless.
If you don't have storms, you'll need to close off the windows while repairing the sash. Here's an easy and secure system.
January 9, 2018
“If you can make a board flat, straight, and square, you can do just about anything.”
January 8, 2018
When repairs are in order, a steam box, an easel, and two-part epoxy are your best friends.
January 5, 2018
If you could recreate your house from scratch, what trim material would you use?
December 15, 2017
A log cabin in Virginia, built around 1828, offers an interesting photographic challenge.
October 13, 2017
Crown molding, eye safety, clapboard siding, and "the nerdery never stops"!
August 4, 2017
Brian's visit with master carpenter Ben Brunick: preservation carpentry, pool tables, and window sashes.
July 28, 2017
Also, copper wiring vs. aluminum -- and new basement supports in a 280-year-old farmhouse.
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