The key to durable trim and minimal trips up the ladder is to assemble it first and install it later.
Layers of dye and glaze add instant character to an inexpensive interior door
With stricter energy requirements and improved light technology, we all may be switching to CFLs and LEDs
Installed in an existing cabinet, it's simple and sturdy, and it hides disposables only a slide away
In New York state, a new house combines compound curves and energy-saving details
Retrofitting undershingle intake and ridge vents helped to cool and dry this 120-year-old attic
Discovering the causes of poor indoor-air quality is the first step in creating a healthful home
A step-by-step guide for taking down walls without wrecking the house
A torture-test for Bosch's newly-introduced bits
Band-Aid Tough-Strips stand up to a full day of hands-on work
Ridgid's Fuego 5-in fiber-cement saw (R3400) features a unique dust-collection system
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It turns out that the hype surrounding titanium has value
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A pro shows how he shapes and solders copper cap flashing, a window's first line of defense against water
Learn a traditional timber-frame technique for cutting a double-bladed scarf joint.
If you’ve been around a fast-paced, production-type job site, then you know that when you get a new crew member, he has to live up to certain expectations. You know—the…
By paying attention to scale and siting thoughtfully, you can transform a storage shed into a garden shed
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A prize-winning deck, art in the garden, a house with a waterwheel, and more. . .
Learn how to shape and solder copper cap flashing, a window's first line of defense against water and the best way to prevent rot, insects, and mold
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