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Flashing A Recessed Window using Liquid Tyvek

Flashing A Recessed Window using Liquid Tyvek

Flashing a recessed window is tricky, this new product from DuPont Tyvek called Fluid Applied (Liquid Tyvek!) makes the process much simpler. In this jobsite video we will take you through the steps to form a water tight, air tight, and vapor permeable window install.

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Building Wood Windows On The Job Site

Building Wood Windows On The Job Site

Nothing says Fine Craftsmanship like a site built wood window. In this video see how my carpentry crew build 5 large windows from Oak, African Mahogany, & Poplar.

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Design: Playing with Scale

Design: Playing with Scale

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Create contrast with scale to design interesting, beautiful homes

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Simple Steps for Window- and Door-Framing Layout

Simple Steps for Window- and Door-Framing Layout

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Learn a few measuring shortcuts that make accurate rough-opening layouts a snap

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Shoring up a load-bearing wall

Shoring up a load-bearing wall

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When I need to install a header for a new window or door in a bearing wall, I shore up the wall with a temporary row of angled 2x4s alongside the existing wall. As shown in the drawing, the temporary...

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Notes from the Pacific Coast Builders Show

Notes from the Pacific Coast Builders Show

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A look at the show's best and worst offerings

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Modern Makeover - The Living Room

Modern Makeover - The Living Room

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Remodeled Living Room - added fireplace, sustainable cabinetry, new doors and windows.  Reframed roof to increase ceiling height, finished concrete slab.

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Wall Sheathing 101: When to Measure and When to Wing It

Wall Sheathing 101: When to Measure and When to Wing It

Determining what to do with window and door openings

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