Securing your wavy piece of wood onto a perfectly square guide board is the key to safely ripping it in a straight line.
Quickly make a subfence out of scrapwood and Super Glue for precision cutting of trim and cabinet parts.
Plywood and ripped-down studs provide solid backing to create drywall arches.
How to pull off this tricky detail without callbacks
Remodeling experts Doug Horgan and Tom Johnston demonstrate the methods and materials they use to keep every surface in a client's house clean and safe.
Code expert Glenn Mathewson describes how to provide makeup air for a kitchen exhaust fan to prevent backdrafting of water heaters, furnaces, and other fuel-burning appliances.
The FHB editors offer suggestions for repurposing a concrete slab, protecting brick from rock salt, switching from a shop saw to a portable, and more.
Learn how to order, fit, and install glass panels and doors for a truly custom shower.
Learn how to plan, fabricate, and install a chute to conveniently send your dirty clothes from an upstairs bathroom or hallway to your laundry room below.
Learn how to use 2 common types of compression fittings to connect flexible natural gas and propane pipes.
The regular team discusses pole building vs. slab-on-grade, reducing lead exposure, and using batts for a double-stud wall.
The Fine Homebuilding Editors discuss framing details for adding rigid foam over a roof, when a remodeler needs to refer to the International Existing Building Code, what tapes work well for weatherizing an attached garage, and more.
Use job-site scraps to build a simple, no-fuss sled for making safe and accurate crosscuts on your tablesaw.
The Fine Homebuilding editors revisit the topic of finding odd stuff in old walls before tackling questions about doors, insulation, exterior painting and more.
No math, no measuring—just a simple jig made from an elastic band is all you need to lay out a good-looking deck railing.
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