January 1, 1982
Tips from a restoration expert on deck construction, column building, and weatherproof design.
November 1, 1981
When our house was built in 1958, the plan included large decks on two sides. They were built conventionally: 2x8 joists set on 4-ft. centers covered with 2x6 planks set…
In the course of restoring several old homes I've come across a solution for filling cracks in sound plaster in lieu of removing for complete replacement. First, correct any structural…
September 1, 1981
New flue liners convert fireplaces for woodstove use.
May 1, 1981
A fast, inexpensive method that doesn't require house jacks.
Renewing tired masonry joints can bring an old brick building back to life.
Have you ever needed to bury a water, gas or electric line and found your path blocked by a concrete slab? Here's a hydraulic method for making a small, accurate…
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