An accurate level and a bucketful of shims will correct just about any out-of-plumb condition.
Wide overhangs and a wraparound stone patio keep this elegant outdoor-living area cool and dry.
To expel kitchen moisture and grease efficiently, select an appropriate exhaust system and make the duct run short and straight.
With the right fasteners and flashings, you'll get a roof that can last a hundred years.
Letting ceiling joists cantilever beyond the walls makes this challenging roof detail stronger and easier to build.
A carpenter's tricks for accurately laying out, cutting and fitting the classic wood siding.
Clean the fittings carefully and heat them completely to get neat, leak-free joints.
Great moments in building history: An unusual setback
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