Strategic use of engineered lumber and steel connectors in this high-performance home allow for open living spaces while also meeting seismic requirements.
This one-coat, environmentally and budget-conscious wall finish has a lot to offer.
An in-depth look at mixing hydrated lime to create plaster.
A handful of tools smooth the way to a beautiful, custom finish.
There’s more than one way to color lime plaster.
Drywall backing speeds the way to a textured, durable, old-world finish.
When there are hidden pipes or wires you need to avoid hitting, this tip is a simple way to install backing without using screws.
A favorite of many pros, vinyl bead attaches quickly with spray adhesive.
Building homes in San Francisco; gables, gables, gables; and scribing, scribing, scribing.
Use these tips to protect your crew and the house when loading drywall onto a job site.
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