Wooden doors fit old houses, are easy to make, are easy to fix, and sound right when they close.
If vinyl’s final, you’d best get the details right. A veteran builder shows how to make it water-resistant and attractive.
A look at the pros and cons of vinyl siding and polyvinyl chloride.
Careful planning and precise layout keep the smoke out of your eyes.
Grading a driveway? Leveling a yard? Digging a trench? For under $200, you can rent one of these machines, save a load of money and leave the blisters behind.
Adding timber-frame elements to a stick-frame house makes economic and aesthetic sense.
The Knock-Down Shop
A precision shop is set up in less than five minutes using collapsible tables and a salvaged panel door.
Reader Feedback: Issue 149, August/September 2002
Architects aren't the only ones who can design a good house Although I don’t necessarily disagree with the main point of the essay “Why Architects Should Sell House Plans”(FHB #147,…
Video Vault: Using a Skid-Steer Loader
Grading a driveway with one of these machines saves a lot of time, but much of the work is done in reverse.