July 1, 1986
How a New Mexico pro lays a brick floor without mortar or string lines.
May 1, 1986
Building the critical parts — the pan, the wall membrane and the mortar bed.
Inexpensive, stable and easy to install, steel is becoming popular for interior partitions.
March 1, 1986
The perfect tool for a quick and accurate hinge job: a product comparison.
January 1, 1986
Work carefully, and save the wood filler for the nail holes.
Strong and efficient, floor trusses may someday replace wood joists as the builder's favorite floor frame.
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.
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