Let the wood shine through with a marine-grade finish that's sure to last.
We take traditional spades and their modern competitors for a spin.
Before you begin tiling, make sure that you've chosen the right substrate.
The roofs on most new houses in the United States are built with trusses.
After its dismantled logs were cataloged, stripped, and cleaned, Haresign decided they would be the focus of the design.
The best saws combine speed, visibility, and a guard that opens in any cutting position.
What we learned from updating a 16-year-old deep-energy retrofit.
When building houses with trusses made for hips and valleys, careful planning and job-site organization are key to an efficient installation.
The winner of the 2011 Solar Decathlon offers an educated glimpse at tomorrow's environmentally sensitive, energy-smart homes.
Petroleum-based Go to the solvents section of a hardware store or home center to look for paint thinner, and you may be confused by the choices. Solvents that are great…
For new carpenters, choosing a tool belt is the first step in being job-site ready. The next step is more difficult: choosing the tools to outfit the belt. In this…
In this "Master Carpenter" column, architectural finisher and furniture restorer Peter Gedrys explains the process he used for applying a French polish to a set of mahogany handrails. He began…
Once you settle on the location, focus on providing maximum comfort to the users
Although the attic floor is the most important place in a house to air-seal, it's also important to air-seal the basement. In this "Energy-Smart Details" column, senior editor Martin Holladay…
The chief of CB/USA is working to organize the nation’s largest co-op for independent builders.
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