July 1, 1997
A compound house is joined by a bridge that threads between old fir trees.
Trying to keep a working set of building plans orderly on a job site is almost impossible. They always fall apart and end up on the floor. I solved the problem…
June 1, 1997
In her own kitchen, a designer orders chaos by keeping the palette simple
May 1, 1997
With stock moldings and simple milling, you can create a variety of baseboard designs, but they all require careful fitting.
March 1, 1997
Carefully proportioned use of flat boards, stock moldings and standard windows helps to create a space for all seasons.
January 1, 1997
The best ones are sturdy, lightweight and compact.
Like the great camps that inspired it, this house endures harsh winters while maintaining a character all its own.
November 1, 1996
Over the years, we've used just about anything we can find on our job sites to write notes on. We've written "to do" lists, gofer lists and crew instructions on…
Like most builders, I've had to spread out the working drawings for a project on the ground, over a sawdust-covered subfloor or across the hood of the truck. I finally…
Modern fixtures and sleek tile meet rustic duckboards in a bath with a walkout shower.
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