January 1, 1983
With only a few rules to follow, putting on a wood roof can be relaxing work with pleasant materials.
How to combine a deck with a roof that won't leak.
November 1, 1982
Have you ever tried cutting through a composition-shingle roof, only to find that your reciprocating sawblade has become totally fouled with tar and refuses to cut? It's frustrating to stop…
Have you ever noticed the wavy pattern on a roof with multiple layers of asphalt or fiberglass shingles? This is due to the uneven thickness of the shingles where they…
The order of adding flashing around a skylight prevents leaks.
September 1, 1982
Laying out a roof with this basic tool and a new generation of accessories.
This direct approach involves full-size layouts and stringing rafter lines.
A primer on production cutting and raising a hip and gable roof.
July 1, 1982
Bending your own flashing on site usually produces wavy, crinkled pieces of sheet metal that make you wish you'd had them made up at a shop. Here's a fixture you…
Anticipate the flow of water to keep it outside your house, where it belongs.
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