February 10, 2017
Best cheap gum and pitch remover from your local grocery store!
A 'new' re-use of an existing product. Time saver... as well as a huge cost saver.
An easy method to install deck railing sections by yourself. This tip allows for one person to efficiently build and install railing sections on any deck with results equal or…
December 14, 2016
I was replacing our mailbox post when a neighbor (and contractor) stopped to show me a better way to concrete in wooden posts.
August 26, 2016
When deck builders notch 6x6 deck posts, they have to make a long vertical cut to provide support and fastening for the beam. You can cut as deep as possible…
August 3, 2016
Staircase renovation... Plumbing balusters on new treads
July 14, 2016
All of the notches cut for stair treads create feet of open, exposed wood grain that soak up water, encouraging cracks and rot that weaken the stringer. There is a…
Don't sand the same spot twice.
Marking the neutral terminal (the wider slot) saves time.
July 13, 2016
Would you mount your deck posts directly on concrete? Of course not! Water will rot the end of the post, even PT. So don't mount your stair stringers directly on…
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