A proper footing and post add floor support that will never fail again.
Coping crown molding is more than blindly following tradition. Understand the benefits and learn how to cope joints the right way.
Fein dominated the market for decades, but their patent has expired. With competitors on the move, just how do the new tools stack up?
Replacing your old tank-style water heater with a more efficient on-demand system isn’t as difficult as it appears.
With a balance of conservation and renewable production, these houses make as much energy as they use.
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An affordable, custom home combines modular units with on-site construction, shedding light on the strengths and weaknesses of factory-built homes.
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Time will tell if the new oil-free nailer can compete with long trusted oil nailer.
Learn how to replace a wood window in this two-part article with carpenter Scott Grice.
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Inglenooks—nooks or corners beside a fireplace—are a 17th-century innovation designed as a practical means of keeping warm. Revived in the 20th century, inglenooks are now being reinterpreted to serve smaller fireplaces, different hearth heights, and not-so-big rooms.
In this "How It Works" article, associate editor Rob Yagid explores the inside of a tankless heater and describes what happens at each step of the heating process.
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