May 9, 2017
Automatic tools produce better walls in less time.
May 8, 2017
Every time a line is drawn, it's crossed, and before long the basement is finished—economically
April 3, 2017
Drywall tip: a dab of latex paint colors compound
March 28, 2017
To start, minimize sound bridges, seal penetrations, and fill wall cavities with acoustical insulation.
Never clean dust off drywall before priming.
Hanging drywall horizontally does place seams at a more convenient height for finishing, resulting in better work, but that’s only part of the story.
Note how the designer uses color to showcase the height of this room.
March 27, 2017
Use structural screws as standoffs, driven directly up into the joist to be supported.
March 7, 2017
A master waller shares how to dry-lay stone walls that hold their ground for centuries.
“The stones in a wall are trying their hardest to get to the center of the earth … it’s a waller’s job to defy that.”
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