November 1, 1989
Can't afford CADD? Try the low-tech alternative: PADD. It's my name for Post-it Aided Design and Drawing. It begins with a trip to the local stationery store, where I can…
July 1, 1989
Custom-cut wood shingles make a variety of complex patterns.
March 1, 1989
Longitudinal Wood I-Beams.
November 1, 1988
An Arts and Crafts stair becomes the focal point of a house searching for a style.
September 1, 1987
Long sliding drawers let a builder get to his tools, even under a stack of plywood.
January 1, 1987
I have a simple, accurate way to document the placement of the framing, wiring and plumbing parts that go into a construction project: photographs. If I see the possibility of…
November 1, 1986
Turning your attic into living space may be the remedy for your growing pains.
March 1, 1986
Building a Victorian headquarters for George Lucas.
I'm an architect and builder who is just starting an office, and my equipment budget is slim. To keep the rolls of blueprints off my desk, I devised the basket…
January 1, 1986
Custom building with techniques well suited to the small shop.
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