November 1, 1995
I have seen many fence-post replacement techniques in the Tips column but never a solution to the challenge that I'm often confronted with: replacing a broken fence post when the…
June 1, 1995
Studying the houses that survived the 1993 Laguna Beach fire storm yields lessons in building to withstand the heat
May 1, 1995
I'm building an apartment in a commercial building that dates back to 1851. To remain true to the original detailing, the casings around doors and windows needed rosettes at the…
March 1, 1995
Proper siting and design strategies enhance energy efficiency.
January 1, 1995
A demonstration house in Canada shows new approaches to energy-efficient, environmentally sensitive construction.
November 1, 1994
A masonry facade is an economical way to give wood-frame walls the look of solid stone
May 1, 1994
Craftsmen build a coastal house to withstand hurricane winds, meticulous architects, and exacting clients.
April 1, 1994
Even snacking in the kitchen should be comfortable
March 1, 1994
Q: I need to construct a 12-sided figure with a certain radius. How do I find the length of one of its sides? Dennis R. Burr, Lumby, None A: Rich Ziegner…
November 1, 1993
Simple joinery, #2 pine and stock sash make inexpensive custom windows.
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