November 1, 1984
Steam-bent shingles, curved framing and wave coursing create a roof with character.
May 1, 1984
Shingling with stone will give you a roof that lasts for generations.
January 1, 1984
How to do a custom job with ordinary shop tools and a router
November 1, 1983
People who do renovation work or build rustic new houses are often in the market for black hardware -- hinges, latches or just ordinary nuts, washers and bolts. But the…
How to connect the new pipes to the old ones.
July 1, 1983
Getting the look and texture of plaster on lath with gypboard and mud.
January 1, 1982
Tips from a restoration expert on deck construction, column building, and weatherproof design.
November 1, 1981
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…
May 1, 1981
A fast, inexpensive method that doesn't require house jacks.
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