January 1, 1986
Work carefully, and save the wood filler for the nail holes.
November 1, 1985
A guide to the basics of deck construction.
On sizing, laying out and choosing the right fittings for a residential waste system.
September 1, 1985
A graphic way to lay out rafters without using tables.
An adjustable mortising jig simplifies the construction of an open-riser stairway.
January 1, 1985
Extensive remodeling triples the space of a small Cape.
November 1, 1984
Without this final step of straightening the walls, the care taken during framing will have little effect.
September 1, 1984
With most of the thinking already done, nailing together a tight frame requires equal parts of accuracy and speed.
Whether flat-lay or coved, use a felt-paper pattern for best results.
July 1, 1984
Flashing and capping are the tricky parts of the job.
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