The drawing shows my method for ending a run of baseboard at locations such as open stairwells, landings or uncased corners. Instead of using the typical vertical miter detail, which…
An alternative solution for when there isn't enough headroom for a standard landing.
Metal flashing goes a long way to avoid big problems from seasonal changes.
This unusual wall-building method is still a common way to construct earth-bermed houses in some parts of the world.
I've heard of "crown up" when it comes to floor joists, but one of the joists in our hallway took the advice to an extreme. This 8-ft. 2x10 joist bowed…
Making crisp lines on painting projects is only one of the many uses this versatile product is good for.
How a former railroad worker used to raise telegraph poles with this trick.
A get-around for when you've left your caulk gun behind.
Make evenly-spaced slots with a job-site router jig
Avoid wet concrete when filling piers with this easy technique.
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