They hold up the house, hold back the earth and keep out the water. If they're not level and square, you may end up custom-cutting every rafter.
They're the largest and most visible moving parts of your house, but with all the options out there, don't leave the choice up to someone else.
Full-scale patterns on the floor and prefabricated sections help you to build these small dropped ceilings accurately and efficiently.
When it comes to job-site safety, your emotional well-being is as important as earplugs and safety goggles.
Start with a sturdy wood underlayment, and plan the layout to get cut tiles in the back.
Careful testing is your hedge against frayed insulation, faulty splices and missing ground wires.
Housing electronic equipment, routing wires, storing CDs and dealing with that big TV are all part of the challenge.
Milwaukee compound-miter saw features a detent override In your October/November issue, Ken Textor reviews miter saws (FHB #119, pp. 82-87). The write-up on Milwaukee’s 6494-6 says one of the saw’s…
Back in the old days, veneer-core plywood was your only choice. Not any longer.
Great moments in building history: I'm a carpenter, sir!
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