On my old house, some of the clapboard is still secured to the framing with square nails. Where clapboards abut one another, they are scarf-jointed. This house was built before…
Up one side or down the other, apply them correctly.
For that authentic Cape Cod look and low maintenance, you can't beat cedar siding.
Whenever I finish a building's exterior with vertical tongue-and-groove, shiplap or rough board siding, I use the method shown here to make straight, neat cuts. Every 3 ft. or 4…
Jigs and careful planning make quick, accurate work of a potentially tedious job.
I recently expanded a portion of my house and needed to remove an existing exterior wall. I wanted to match the original siding, so I searched local lumber yards for…
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