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.
Foam Shrinks, and Other Lessons
What we learned from updating a 16-year-old deep-energy retrofit.
Framing Tricky Truss Roofs
When building houses with trusses made for hips and valleys, careful planning and job-site organization are key to an efficient installation.
A Watershed Moment
The winner of the 2011 Solar Decathlon offers an educated glimpse at tomorrow's environmentally sensitive, energy-smart homes.
What is the Difference
What's the Difference: Liquid solvents
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…
French Polish for a Showpiece Handrail
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…
Comfortable Dining Nooks
Once you settle on the location, focus on providing maximum comfort to the users
Energy Smart Details
Air-Sealing a Basement
Learn the places where cold air is most likely to leak in during the winter and how best to seal them.
Tailgate: Bill Smithers, Builder
The chief of CB/USA is working to organize the nation’s largest co-op for independent builders.