Mastered in a Minute: A honing guide and sandpaper adhered to MDF provide effective, no-frills sharpening
Add a distinctive detail to your next kitchen with a curved-hood fan cover
Overdriving nails is faster and cleaner than a cat's paw.
Reroofing is the perfect time to lift the hood and make short work of an otherwise awkward venting job
Line up the mitered corners of the trim in out-of-square corners
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November 12, 2018
A site-built EPDM extension tube provides extra control at the business end of a concrete pump truck pipe.
Made from scrap materials, a shingle cutter can save time when you have to cut lots of starter kits along rake edges.
November 9, 2018
I’m stripping and reroofing asphalt shingles that were installed over Huber Zip System sheathing. Can I install the new roof directly over the sheathing, or do I have to do…
A homeowner wonders why local contractors say he needs to skim coat the entire wall, instead of just taping and sanding the joints, to get his wall smooth.
After adding new sections of baseboard to a heating system, how to you bleed air from the boiler?
After answering the question "Where has Justin been?", the Fine Homebuilding editors dig into several cases of what happens when wood gets wet.
I live in the rainy Pacific Northwest, and I recently noticed what looks like mold on the cedar boards of my cathedral ceiling. It appears to be between a couple…
November 7, 2018
Strip tape is revolutionizing the way designers light countertops, built-ins, and architectural details.
A liquid WRB won’t blow off, it goes on fast, and it's an economical way to make a house airtight and waterproof.
I do a lot of remodeling, and it’s often necessary to level uneven floors with self-leveling compound. The product is anything but self-leveling, though, so I find the high point…
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