Use these modern methods and materials to create a timeless and durable wood roof.
Learn how to choose the right mix for your small masonry projects from dozens of specialized bagged-concrete options.
Get the information you need to select the right weatherproof boxes and covers for your exterior power receptacles.
Although clean and unadorned, this revival of a Shaker exterior trim package is more complex than it appears.
This essential reading list by carpenter and historic-preservation expert Brent Hull covers history, how-to, design, and more.
A router jig helps create a smooth transition for this tricky porch-railing connection.
Here are the digital extras from Fine Homebuilding’s March 2020, Issue #290: On page 8 of issue #290, we featured a number of online extras and urged readers to check…
Use bamboo skewers and corrugated cardboard to make an improvised contour gauge for moldings of any size.
Magnets keep driver bits on the tool so they're accessible when you need them.
Get rid of squeaks with construction adhesive and closed-cell foam.
If the pilot bit is missing or broken, use screws to control the saw.
Keeping track of tools is made easier with fuel line and cable ties.
Code expert Glenn Mathewson takes a closer look at the evolving code provisions for deck boards, joists, beams, posts, and foundations.
This Japanese-made sliding miter saw performs exceptionally well for cutting trim and other general finish-carpentry tasks.
MAX's SuperLocator metal-connection nailer uses the nail itself to find the holes in framing connectors.
Masking the garage in this historic-district-adjacent home meant creating a traditional entryway centered on the garage windows rather than the front door.
This Pennsylvana farmhouse-style home uses sliding-shade screens to allow in daylight without too much heat.
The Baldwin Evolved series of keyless door handlesets replaces bulky number pads with a covert, high-tech touch-sensitive lock.
Nora Lighting's versatile Iolite line of recessed lights is a step above average can lights with a wide range of designer trim and color options.
Turn a messy garage into an organized and attractive workshop with NewAge Products' modular cabinets and slatwalls.
Nasoni's award-winning Fountain Faucet is an elegant way to avoid craning your neck for a sip of water.
Lifting material into the air requires enormous power from tools such as wall jacks, telehandlers, and giant cranes—but these machines come with limitations and safety restrictions.
Educated in early colonial architecture and period-appropriate design, this instructor of preservation carpentry at the North Bennet Street School is teaching a new generation of craftspeople how to stabilize endangered buildings and recreate historical details.
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