Copyright (c) 2016 en-us Fine Homebuilding - "There's A Better Way Video Tips" blog entries Fine Homebuilding - "There's A Better Way Video Tips" blog entries Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:39:18 -0500 Fine Homebuilding - "There's A Better Way Video Tips" blog entries Fine Homebuilding - "There's A Better Way Video Tips" blog entries <![CDATA[Air Compressor Splitter]]> Wed, 24 Feb 2016 14:39:38 -0500 Air Compressor Splitter Posted by Kevini
Here's a quick tip for sharing compressed air ]]>
<![CDATA[Controlling Dust During a Remodel]]> Wed, 27 Jan 2016 14:06:56 -0500 Controlling Dust During a Remodel Posted by Kevini
A dust barrier can help keep remodeling dust from covering the rest of the house ]]>
<![CDATA[Make a Drill Holder for Your Ladder]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10:41:13 -0500 Make a Drill Holder for Your Ladder Posted by Kevini
Secure your drill safely to your ladder ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Protect Your Air Conditioner's Condenser in the Winter]]> Wed, 04 Nov 2015 10:57:14 -0500 How to Protect Your Air Conditioner's Condenser in the Winter Posted by Kevini
A clever way to winterize your air-conditioning unit ]]>
<![CDATA[An Easy Way to Paint a Window Sash]]> Thu, 15 Oct 2015 10:02:59 -0500 An Easy Way to Paint a Window Sash Posted by FHBdotcom
If you have to paint a window that has divided lights, you could lay the sash down on a sawhorse and do your best to not get paint on the glass, but there's a better way. ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Stop Your Glasses from Fogging While Wearing a Dust Mask]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2015 10:34:07 -0500 How to Stop Your Glasses from Fogging While Wearing a Dust Mask Posted by Kevini
For those who wear glasses, wearing a dust mask can be a frustrating experience because your glasses are likely to fog. But of course, there's a better way. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Deck with Skirtboards]]> Wed, 09 Sep 2015 14:33:26 -0500 A Deck with Skirtboards Posted by Kevini
If you're pouring piers for an above-grade deck that calls for decorative skirting, you could install the boards right up to the piers and then notch them, but there's a better way. ]]>
<![CDATA[Water for Cutting Masonry]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 14:20:54 -0500 Water for Cutting Masonry Posted by Kevini
If you have to cut a paving stone or concrete block with an angle grinder, you could cut it dry and get a face full of dust and possibly ruin the blade, but there's a better way. ]]>
<![CDATA[Spring Clamp Upgrade]]> Tue, 11 Aug 2015 13:55:00 -0500 Spring Clamp Upgrade Posted by Kevini
If you've lost the protective pad that came with your spring clamp, you could go ahead and use it as is and mar your work piece, but there's a better way. ]]>
<![CDATA[Morse Street Compound]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:17:37 -0500 Morse Street Compound Posted by patrickahearn
Morse Street Compound is an early 1800's Greek Revival cottage located within the Edgartown Village Historic District and as such, the design had to go through a lengthy review. After owning the... ]]>
<![CDATA[Rhode Island Beach House]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:09:26 -0500 Rhode Island Beach House Posted by patrickahearn
The Rhode Island Beach House is located in a seaside community consisting of modest newly constructed and historic beach houses along the Rhode Island coastline in Charleston, however the clients... ]]>
<![CDATA[South Water Street Revisited]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:01:40 -0500 South Water Street Revisited Posted by patrickahearn
South Water Street Revisited, originally owned by Stanley Washburn Jr., was built in 1890 and relocated to its current lot in 1955. The project was a restoration of the original 1890s along with... ]]>
<![CDATA[Atlantic Drive]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:47:06 -0500 Atlantic Drive Posted by patrickahearn
Atlantic Drive is one of five newly constructed homes located between 300 acres of farm and South Beach in Edgartown.  The issue for all five homes was to design an upside-down house; because of... ]]>
<![CDATA[Burnham Road House]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:59:39 -0500 Burnham Road House Posted by MRoehr
The Burnham Road House is an efficient, modern residence for a young family of four looking to bring the best of their downtown loft – ample light, expansive views, simple materials organized by... ]]>
<![CDATA[KNOLL HOUSE]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:40:36 -0500 KNOLL HOUSE Posted by ElizabethHerrmann
This 2,300 square foot house for a family of four rests atop a ledge knoll ringed by trees and overlooking a meadow. During intermittent camping stays on the land, the owners spent several years... ]]>
<![CDATA[Key Ring Makes a Cut Bucket More Comfortable]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:41:25 -0500 Key Ring Makes a Cut Bucket More Comfortable Posted by Kevini
Learn how to outfit your cut bucket for a more comfortable grip while painting ]]>
<![CDATA[Greenewalt Residence]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:12:32 -0500 Greenewalt Residence Posted by Gregor_M
This private residence, tucked away by the trees on a secluded plot of land in Middlebury, presented a picturesque scene of a traditional house in the countryside. The challenge of the remodel was to... ]]>
<![CDATA[1929 Farmhouse]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:24:19 -0500 1929 Farmhouse Posted by rafechurchill
Surrounded by a neighboring horse farm overlooking a series of small ponds and one hundred acres of conservation land, this 1929 farmhouse is located less than a mile from the village of Sharon... ]]>
<![CDATA[The New Farmhouse]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:41:14 -0500 The New Farmhouse Posted by rafechurchill
Sitting atop a hill overlooking 125 acres of beautiful New England countryside, stands what appears to be a historic farmhouse. However, The New Farmhouse is both a classic style home with a modern... ]]>
<![CDATA[Sherborn Shingle Style]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:38:26 -0500 Sherborn Shingle Style Posted by rafechurchill
The program called for a new family home twenty minutes outside of Boston in Sherborn, Massachusetts. Inspired by the five plus acres of nicely landscaped property with exceptional views overlooking... ]]>