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Join us for a live online video discussion with editors from Fine Homebuilding and Fine Woodworking where we'll compare strategies and techniques
Follow along this week with photos and commentary from the set of the Fine Homebuilding/Fine Woodworking Build Off. We're making built-in mudrooms.
You won't believe your eyes when you watch these latest videos from YouTube that show superhuman tricks on the job site. Also, find out who's behind these viral videos.
More superhuman job-site skills: This time, watch a guy make a mural with a pneumatic naiiler.
This pair of bench hooks gets a ton of use for cutting miters, square crosscuts and other random tasks with a handsaw or hand plane
With water conservation top of mind Kohler showed off its new 1.28 gallon one-piece toilet at the International Builders’ Show here in Las Vegas.
Looking to get into the spray insulation business but don't want the huge investment? Here's a new portable unit you might be interested in.
From entry-level spray foam applicators to a rainwater collection system to some smaller gadgets and accessories, here's what caught our eye at day one of IBS
The maker of high-end titanium hammers and prys shows off prototypes of its upcoming speed square and utility knife, due out later this year
We're headed to Vegas for the annual International Builders' Show. Before we jet off for warmer pastures, post your questions and we'll hit the show floor in search of an answer.
More job-site Kung Fu from YouTube for your entertainment only: the circular saw blade as throwing star.
Eroding cliffs along the California coastline near the sleepy town of Pacifica forces tenants to evacuate. Who's the wiseguy who thought this was a good place to build an apartment building anyway?
Watch the five most popular videos from Fine Homebuilding.com from the past year
Has the radial-arm saw, long used by carpenters and builders for crosscutting and more, gone extinct? It's the Best of Breaktime.
Borrow these great ideas for preparing an estimate from contractors and builders in the field and download a sample worksheet that simplifies the process. It's the Best of Breaktime.
A surfboard from building lumber? Check out one Breaktimer's photo essay detailing how to make a hollow-core wooden surfboard from 2x6s and plywood
The venerable PBS television host is ending his run after 21 seasons. Share your thoughts on the end of an era.
Fine Homebuilding's classic illustrated column is now available for free online. Catch up with this collection of hilarious and heart-warming stories from readers
The New York Times is reporting that thousands of homeowners in the U.S. are blaming drywall made in China for major health and safety issues
In preparation for the winter season, read about one energy efficiency upgrade that will pay for itself, according to our new Insulation Upgrade Payback Estimator
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I've been dreaming about a cedar shed to store my firewood for the Winter and finally got around to building one last year. I'm a woodworker, not a carpenter, so working in such a large scale...