Replace those clunky old 'draggers' or French doors with a smooth and quiet space saver
With the right wheel, this versatile tool can cut and shape wood, masonry, or metal
Behind the pleasing proportions lies a simple assembly of boxes, frames, and mail-order components
Ensure a square, level building project from the get-go
Inspect the electrical panel and exposed wiring to identify safety risks and upgrade options.
Rigid insulation is the key to a comfortable living space
A residential elevator can reduce the price of your new home, and it'll do the heavy lifting if you can't
One carpenter's favorite sawhorses, made in 15 minutes
It looks like a storage building. But beyond the barnlike facade, there's a comfortable cottage for two with a beautiful view.
New-generation panels mean decade-old notions are no way to choose sheathing. Here's what you need to know.
Delivered to your site, prefabricated panels can save time and improve quality on production houses or a custom home
Diamond wheels are dangerous I couldn’t help noticing that Ms. Aeon, in her very fine article “Replacing a Broken Tile” (FHB #168, pp. 68-69), is using what appears to be…
Higher strength, lower cost, and higher resistance to the elements make Titebond III the obvious glue of choice--but only if you're working with wood
Standards and clips as well as pins are both great options for easing the movement of shelf locations, but the choice is yours
The key to success in this relatively simple project is for your jamb corners to start off square and your miters to fit "right and tight"
Great moments in building history: Did I mention the pipes in my house are old?
Protect the subfloor from rot by directing errant water from leaks out and away from the building.
It might seem counter-intuitive, but keep the horses close together
Save money on small jobs by using hinged 2x4s
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