epirnikEd Pirnik, CT, US
Never one for the big city, Ed returned to Connecticut in 2009 to become a Web Producer at Taunton Press, where he has been able to combine his interest in media with his love for woodworking. Today you can find him at work on the websites of both Fine Woodworking and Fine Homebuilding.
This week on the podcast, learn about the govenrment's new Home Star program and find out who won the Milwaukee Job Saw Kit from last week's episode.
This week on the Lunch Pail Podcast, I was left guestless! Shocking, I know, but the fact of the matter is, our editors have been burning the midnight oil while working on a new special issueYour...
Tour a stunning Greene & Greene revival we've dubbed "The House That Sausage Built" in this audio slideshow featuring outtakes from our recent article and an interview with the homeowner.
This week, we pose questions regarding efficient framing and have a look at the home that "sausage" built.
This week we review some negative news on the popular Energy Star rating program. Plus, Chuck Miller covers deck design basics.
Tune in to this week's Lunch Pail Podcast for tales of terrible building practices and job site stupidity.
Get a head start on the 2010 decking season with information on new decking materials, finishes, and more.
Learn how to find and use mineral wool in our weekly podcast. Plus, when do architectural aesthetics trump energy efficient building practices?
Where does personal responsibility end and manufacturer liability begin?
This week, meet our longest-serving staffer and join the debate on the Ryobi tablesaw lawsuit.
This week, our editors bring news of two new IRC regulations with some fast-approaching deadlines.
iTunes is the new home of our weekly Lunch Pail Podcast.
Tune in as we tackle insulation myths, timber-frame tech and some really, really big tools!
Learn how to properly clean paint brushes and rollers in the final episode of our interior painting video series.
How would you design an easily-to-build structure for Haitian earthquake victims?
A rant from my "bigger is not necessarily better" files.
An urban development project hits a Supferfund snag.
Who says it' not easy being green? These energy efficient systems and upgrades save clients money now and in the long run.
Here's the reason you should always check the date of manufacture when purchasing shellac.
Mulling over a potential remodel for your kitchen? Plug your figures into our new calculator and start number crunching.
We asked to see your complex roof jobs and you responded with some pretty jaw-dropping examples. Find out who took the top spots in our latest gallery challenge.
Learn how this builder converts curbside trash into quirky gems.
We have a winner! See who's taking home a Milwaukee compound miter saw.
In search of the best way to tear off stubborn old shingles? The market for wacky, ingenius, and quirky tear-off tools is a crowded one.
It pays to take advantage of the wide variety of green tax credits and rebate programs now available through the federal and state governments.
What happens when hammers collide? Find out what the construction of a special hammer-smashing rig taught me.
This week at Fine Homebuilding, check out two different ways you can score a free tool.
If you've got the skills to frame a complex roof with ease, we want to know about it. Multiple facets, eyebrow dormers, steep rises, show us what you're made of.
A new documentary film details Samuel Mockbee's Rural Studio program and it's impact on rural Alabama.
Who says tools have to be "all work and no play?"
If you think you've got talent, watch this guy!
A Georgia man was left homeless after a demolition crew used GPS coordinates and accidentally demolished the wrong house.
A new report signals a possible shift in the power tool industry.
Simple tips to make your Ipé deck installation safer and faster.
An odd pneumatic nailer creation and a debate on terms.
Sound advice for making it 'on your own.'
Micro hydro as an eco-friendly energy source.
Tiny houses offer more environmentally friendly building possibilities.