Protect people and the structure when loading drywall into a new home.
Ask questions and double-check materials to identify issues before they become problems.
Cedar rafter tails and trim add a handsome touch to this roofline.
Digital exclusives: video, modern design, podcasts, and the FHB HOUSES Awards.
Combine traditional joinery and modern tools to create an authentic outdoor space.
See how craftsmen create this true timber-frame look without relying completely on timber-frame joinery.
Three remodels evoke the spirit and staying power of modernist design.
Additional photos of "Updating Midcentury Modern" houses.
From architecture to furniture to appliances, midcentury modernism is having an extended “moment” in the spotlight.
Give a metal chimney a historic look with brick veneer.
Part miter, part butt joint, this hybrid for beaded casing is elegant and stable.
Jack miters are part butt joint and part miter, and they can be cut by hand or production-style with a router and shop-made jig.
California 2018: High design and high performance in the Sierra foothills.
California 2018: A powerful emphasis on advanced framing techniques for a passive house.
This battle-tested nailer still nails it.
A new take on the electrical panel.
A router guide for serpentine shapes.
This cord-free router kit is well-balanced and well-made.
I recently bought an 8-piece set of Fisch brad-point bits on a whim. I saw them at a local woodworking store, thought of my dull collection of twist bits back…
My work always presents a problem of finding a place to set up my tile saw. Usually, the saw is banished to a garage or back porch far from the…
HOUSES by Design: A Craftsman home, a small home, and a bungalow upgrade.
Design/Build: It’s not uncommon to mock up several options before getting the right proportions.
Building Skills: Stay sharp for under $200 with the right process and materials.
Building Skills video: Watch this durable, portable, and affordable sharpening method that’s ideal for remodelers.
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