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.
Perched above the landscape, the home stretches across the hillside like an extended tree house. An abundance of natural light creates an interior atmosphere that complements many surfaces within the home.
Have you ever walked by a china cabinet and the contents rattled? Or does your house have an annoying squeak in the floor as you walk down the hallway to your baby's bedroom? In this video I’ll give you three tips for framing a sub-floor that’s beefy and squeak-free!
ScottG, contributing writer | November 29th, 201213 comments
There's no question the criticism is often undeserved, but plumbers nonetheless have a reputation for taking a recip saw to studs, joists, and rafters when they get in the way of supply and drain lines. The result, as Tackitybits has discovered, can be tough to fix.
The clients wanted to have an entertaining deck, but they also wanted to have a private covered deck accesible from their master bedroom. They wanted it to include a large fireplace as well as a few...
TheTimberTailor, member | February 25th, 201113 comments
Create a digital layout using jobsite dimensions and let SketchUp do the math to calculate cutting dimensions and angles for stair stringers accounting for finish floor thicknesses and other pertinent information.
TheTimberTailor, member | February 9th, 20114 comments
No, digitile is not a typo for digital, its just my (lame?) title for using digital tools to layout, plan, and quantity of materials for a recent floor tile project. Here I give a brief overview of the process I used... see what you think.
We bought a disaster of a house, which had been partially renovated, but partially gutted as well. The kitchen was the focus, which had floors 2-inches out of level, sagging beams, and old wiring and...