Before we send our working drawings to a job site, we cover them with Con-Tact Clear Covering (www.rubbermaid.com). This self-sticking plastic film comes in 18-in. wide rolls and is typically…
Error-free projects demand careful detailing.
Simple detailing and inexpensive materials provide a shelter from the swarm.
Designing and building with engineered beams.
Creating private, light-filled spaces when houses are close together.
A dean of American woodworkers has been tinkering with his house for 40 years.
Getting the details right might save a life.
Learn how to prepare the base, design patterns, and cut and install the bricks for a truly custom dry-laid brick patio.
A simple technique with elegant results.
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…
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