Siding With Cedar Shingles
Woven corners are a good-looking and low-maintenance alternative to corner boards.
Making Heart-Pine Cabinets
Recycled wood brings a warm glow to a Virginia kitchen.
Adding a Second Story
You can save time and avoid weather worries by building the new roof before tearing off the old one.
Retrofitting a Threshold
A three-piece threshold provides extra weather protection, especially in exposed locations.
Details for a Lasting Deck
Government scientists study outdoor structures and report on which details, fasteners and finishes hold up best.
Placing a Concrete Driveway
Careful preparation of the soils and proper positioning of joints and reinforcement are keys to a driveway that lasts a lifetime.
Building a Cupola
The proper proportions and long-lasting materials make a structure that looks good and helps ventilate house, barn or shop.
Great moments in building history: Know your terrain, always protect your flanks, and never drop your guard.
Insulating a floor over a crawlspace
Creating a garage storage loft
Packing peanuts are not for insulation