January 1, 1991
More than just fishing for sash weights.
Creating patterns and pictures with dry-laid brick and a diamond-bladed saw.
November 1, 1990
Preventing roof leaks caused by ice damming.
An alternative to wood trim around doors, windows and skylights.
A framing technique for soffit-covered eaves.
A simple technique with elegant results.
September 1, 1990
Using readily available materials and on-site carpentry techniques to build a tasteful staircase.
Creative responses to unusual specs.
that had 14-ft. 3x8 joists made of hemlock. Most of them were still sound, but their long, unsupported spans were pretty springy. My client didn't like the bouncy feel of…
How one builder stiffens walls by running studs from floor to roofline.
Subscribe to Fine Homebuilding magazine now and save up to 52%
© 2018 The Taunton Press, Inc. All rights reserved.
Become a member and get instant access to thousands of videos, how-tos, tool reviews, and design features.
Start your subscription today and save up to 52%