Full overlay doors and tight reveals means everything has to be perfect, even if the space is not.
A variety of site-made and store-bought accessories increase cut quality and decrease chance of injury.
Uncommon design goals inform the organization of this multivolume home.
Extend your chimney's life by fixing leaky, crumbling mortar joints.
See 4 options for redirecting rainwater so that you can create storage or living spaces below an elevated porch or deck.
Learn how to use rough-sawn timbers and traditional joinery to fabricate sturdy, beautiful supports for a cantilevered kitchen island countertop.
Here are the digital extras from Fine Homebuilding’s July 2020, Issue #293: On page 8 of issue #293, we featured a number of online extras and urged readers to check…
Use a Forstner bit to easily cut radiused corners when mortising locksets.
Rolled-up cardboard floor protection makes a handy trash-bag holder on the job site.
A paper-towel holder conveniently stores a variety of construction tapes.
A sawblade and locking pliers make an improvised tool for cutting drywall.
A bulb-style syringe battery filler is an inexpensive and effective way to clear dust and debris from holes in concrete and masonry.
A wooden chopstick makes a handy plug for a stripped-out screw hole.
When following the code causes a disruption or a drip, it's helping to avoid bigger problems down the road.
This four-in-one workbench is a useful dolly, a sturdy scaffold, a clever job-site organizer, and so much more.
The Milwaukee 12v Rover has convenient features for carrying, mounting, and directing the light where you need it.
ProKnee custom-fit kneepads offer comfortable, durable protection for all-day work.
Builder/designer Richard Laughlin shores up a sagging 1800s farmhouse and uses salvaged materials to enhance its rustic character.
Removing a poorly designed addition for this home renovation meant reusing the color-matched brick in the most highly visible areas.
Turning challenges into opportunities, TC Legend Homes secures Built Green certification for this new build in Seattle.
Custom-matched lighting controls, electrical receptacles, and more keep fixtures hidden in plain sight.
These pressure-treated engineered beams for exterior use open up options for decks and other outdoor framing.
This alternative to a traditional downspout is also a notable design statement.
This exterior acrylic paint promotes water-beading to let dirt roll off without having to manually wash surfaces.
Decorative intake grilles and ventilation registers offer airflow without compromising aesthetics.
Insta-Plumb fittings use the same concept as push-connect fittings, and offer some handy perks.
One builder's solution for making sure waterproofing and air-sealing are done right is to have a dedicated crew member oversee quality control.
This builder's committed focus on craftsmanship and quality leads to work of the highest standards.
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