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Guide to Roof Construction and Inspection

Guide to Roof Construction and Inspection

  Roof repair or replacement is inevitable for any home owner. It is important to beware of the costs and challenges involved when it comes to repairing or replacing roofs. This post seeks to...

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The 3 Things to Consider before Building Your Shed

The 3 Things to Consider before Building Your Shed

Are you an experienced do it yourselfer looking to create your own backyard storage space? If so, sheds can be fairly simple to construct and make convenient space for your tools, gardening supplies...

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Farm Sheds Done Well for Low Prices

Farm Sheds Done Well for Low Prices

While garages and sheds are fine and dandy, farm sheds and barns are much better suited to a busy farm life style. Building a farm shed can be much more cost effective than buying one. How to Build a...

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Free 8x10 Timber-frame Garden Shed Plan

Free 8x10 Timber-frame Garden Shed Plan

Download a Free 8x10 Timber-frame Garden Shed Plan with Step-By-Step Instructions, Easy To Follow Blueprints, Full Blown Diagrams, Detailed Photos & Full Materials List. howbuildshed.com/freeshedplan

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Lake Arrowhead

Lake Arrowhead

This home in Waleska, Georgia feels like a tree house with building projections hanging in space high over the steep lot below.

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Keep Your Car Covered With a DIY Carport

Keep Your Car Covered With a DIY Carport

  When it comes to saving your vehicle from the harmful elements of nature, building a shelter for your car is the perfect answer. With a great set of carport diy plans, you can create a home for...

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Copper Content

Copper Content

Breaktime, Fine Homebuilding's forum-based community, is a great source of information for our readers. It's also a valuable resource for the editorial team. I recently received, via Breaktime, a...

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A special courtyard- with a specific purpose.

A special courtyard- with a specific purpose.

A nurturing space was created for visually impaired students and their guide dogs.

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Building A Storage Shed On A Budget

Building A Storage Shed On A Budget

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Garages and storage sheds are fabulous ways to extend your living, storage and play space. Unfortunately, a ready or professionally built garage or shed can cost a lot of money and for the budget...

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Sometimes things just line up

Sometimes things just line up

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An abstract view describes a project in a new way.

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Block Island

Block Island

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This Block Island beauty incorporates an architectural feature that's unique to its location. The residence incorporates two architectural features common to the island: the "Block Island Dormer", where the building...

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Deep in the Mississippi Woods

Deep in the Mississippi Woods

No driveway leads up to this sculptural home deep in the woods.

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Evening Jewel with City View

Evening Jewel with City View

The dramatic San Francisco view is captured by this elegant design

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Nashville Residence

Nashville Residence

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The fiberglass/wood combination from Integrity was perfect for durability and low maintenance.

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Lake View Residence

Lake View Residence

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This home, located on a small lot near a lake, captures great views throughout the house. The contrast on both the interior and exterior of the home communicates strongly with the many unique structural shapes and features.

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Austin Residence

Austin Residence

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The design of this home is influenced by the modern architectural vernacular of Palm Springs, which is characterized by a lot of glass and a strong connection between indoors and outdoors.

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Spice Bay Residence

Spice Bay Residence

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The vision for this model home was to artfully capture a Dutch-style that would fit within the European styles of an architecturally controlled neighborhood.

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A garden for the morning and one in the afternoon.

A garden for the morning and one in the afternoon.

The layout of this home brings the best elements of the outdoors inside. And creates a cozy retreat. A creative floor-plan makes for amazing spaces

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CNC-Manufactured Framing Replaces Site-Built Custom Dormers

CNC-Manufactured Framing Replaces Site-Built Custom Dormers

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Question: What do each of these carpentry disciplines have in common; millwork, windows, cabinets, doors and stairs? Answer: In the not-to-distant past, each of these tasks was performed on-site by highly skilled carpenters. New applications of digital capabilities assure more change is inevitable as shown here with CNC fabrication of complex roof-framing assemblies.

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A Tale of Two Pitches: Exploring Off-Angle Roof Framing

A Tale of Two Pitches: Exploring Off-Angle Roof Framing

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Explore framing complexities that result when roofs of two different pitches intersect. A SketchUp model helps clarify how various rafters and framing components are assembled in an "off angle" hip and valley configuration.

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