How to pull off this tricky detail without callbacks
This coastal Washington home is built to stay upright, even during weather events that would destroy the average house
An up-in-the-air solution to sealing an elevated floor
Remodeling experts Doug Horgan and Tom Johnston demonstrate the methods and materials they use to keep every surface in a client's house clean and safe.
Framing this classic detail is easier than you think
Behind the brick lies an airtight envelope and an extravagant bath
Here are the digital extras from Fine Homebuilding’s June 2019, Issue #285: Create Sleek Lines With Reglet Trim Job-Site Protection—with a list of additional products to protect almost anything you'll come…
This modern design element is tough to pull off, but the clean lines make it so worth it.
When I was asked to fit new skirtboards to an existing staircase, i decided to take my experience templating countertopsa nd apply it to the stairs.
Your morning cup of joe could put a fine edge on your knife blades in a pinch.
My lumber crayon in my tool pouch was always destroyed by my other tools. So I decided to make these crayon holders from scrap 1/2-in-dia. copper pipe.
After using screws and anils to stopper opened tubes of caulk, I figured there had to be a better way
I was looking at different drill/impact-driver storage methods, and came up with the simple idea of using some 1-in. by 2-in. rectangular steel tube i had kicking around.
Unless a window is very large, I usually install it by myself. Over the years I've played with a few variations of how to install a window without it falling…
Code expert Glenn Mathewson explains how changes are made to the International Residential Code, with a chart detailing the code-development process.
Makita XSH06PT 7-1/4-in. circular saw, Makita XSH04ZB 6-1/2-in. circular saw
SurfPrep Electric Ray
The MIPS brain-protection system, a safety feature commonly found in bicycle, motocross, and equestrian helmets, is now making construction job sites safer.
Starrett Dual Cut jigsaw blades
Perlick 24-in. Column Refrigerator
Simpson Strong-Tie BVLZ brick-veneer ledger-connector system
CertainTeed Sawmill Shingles
Wood-Mode and Docking Drawer power outlets
GCP Grace Select
An increase in square footage proves to be a challenge due to the site's steep grade transitions.
Deeper-than-conventional floating roof canopies are hard to assemble, but mean this home is ready for rainy weather.
Shortening the eaves and removing walls improves circulation and adds space to this home remodel.
Thick-wall assemblies offer better comfort and energy efficiency, but installing windows presents a challenge for builders.
Builder Scott McBride reflects on the reasons most carpenters get into the business and the disconnect between the act of building a house and making it energy efficient.
This traditionally-trained artisan splits his time between teaching the next generation of craftspeople and building timber structures that people will enjoy for years to come.
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