Whether flat-lay or coved, use a felt-paper pattern for best results.
Laying tongue-and-groove plywood subfloor usually calls for at least two carpenters. As one wields a sledgehammer on the sheet to be threaded, the other is easing the tongue of this…
With production techniques and the right materials, a solid, squeakless floor is a day's work.
Epoxy mastic on a plywood subfloor is a durable alternative to the traditional mortar-bed method.
Last year I designed and built a house that uses seven cantilevered 6x20 beams to hold up the second floor. The beams are exposed to view on the outside, so…
The mason's craft is easier when the bricks are laid on a horizontal surface.
Follow a pattern with powerful machines for best results.
How to lay out and install it.
Trying to rescue a tongue-and-groove floor without ruining it can be tedious and time-consuming. The technique that I've developed keeps damage to a minimum, saves a lot of time and…
In "Truss Frame Construction" (FHB #5), Mark White describes a way of holding up insulation with twine so it can easily be installed from above. Here's an alternative method we…
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