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Common garden hoe doubles as a framing tool.
Has hanging and taping drywall changed in this new millenium? Watch the video, and decide for yourself.
Use bevels, drip kerfs, and good planning to keep water from pooling on deck rails.
Here are tips for measuring and marking and fine-tuning a joint that are as relevant today as they were when we shot this video way back when.
One 36-in.-wide roll of self-adhering underlayment is typically installed — but it probably won't meet code.
October 21, 2016
Stud notches and sheathing strips plane the wall surfaces out with the inside edge of the tub flange so the backer board clears.
October 17, 2016
Faster, safer, easier — instead of shingling from the bottom up, we're shingling from the top down.
October 6, 2016
Installing joist blocking along the gable before erecting the wall saves time.
October 5, 2016
Code says "over," but best practice may be "under."
October 3, 2016
Is it a good idea to install underlayment over Zip roof sheathing or am I wasting my time?
October 1, 2016
Prevent unsightly nail holes in pre-finished siding.
September 30, 2016
Follow this step-by-step procedure for an interior door opening.
September 28, 2016
One student crew takes charge of garage-wall framing.
September 27, 2016
A look back at the state of the art in framing.
Solid blocking at the ceiling line of the rake walls is integral to air-sealing the house.
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