March 6, 2016
You can make a tool for removing caulk and wood filler in beaded trim or wallboard using a worn-out oscillating-multitool or hacksaw blade. Trace the profile of the beadboard or…
Older Cape Cod–style homes may be charming, but they are often poorly insulated. Most have second-floor bedrooms with 4-ft. kneewalls against the sloped ceilings. This creates triangular attic spaces behind…
The first structure I ever built, not counting tree houses, was a shed. It served its function but was too small, oddly tall, and narrow, and I never put it…
This owner of King Garden Designs in New York’s Westchester County is also a certified arborist.
The design for this two-story addition began as a casual conversation at a Super Bowl party between architect Edwin Heinle and the homeowner, who mentioned that she was thinking of…
We test the new finger-saving tablesaw from SawStop.
A look at the forces at work on a deck and the hardware designed to keep things in check.
Afraid to tackle cracked bricks? Dye some mortar for a durable and invisible repair.
The ideal stair stringers balance strength, durability, and ease of assembly.
A father and son share their secrets to lasting garden gates: proper wood, proven joinery, and durable hardware.
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