Protect that expensive roof during installation
Front-yard factories dot the coast road in Ecuador and Columbia
...Works for any spring angle and (almost) any size crown.
An easy to make scoop that cleans the bucket as you empty it.
A set of detailed project specifications, or specs, save time, money, and aggravation by ensuring that everyone works off the same page.
Roof framing, window options, and a mechanical advantage add up to lower bills and a higher quality home
Buenos Aires is an architectural voyeur’s destination, with gothic, and ornate classical buildings that rival Europe in grandeur. There are also a lot of cool homes, and street-level building craft to admire.
A rip of plywood, some blocks and a table saw will help you repurpose cruddy lumber from the bone pile into backing
Fast-setting glue and sacrificial guides keep your workpiece smooth and snipe-free
A few tips on exterior trim and siding
A few minutes up front can save tons of time when you're in the air—and it can eliminate broken ribs, a broken back, or death
Thickening the edge with a quarter-inch strip brings the trim back to the door jamb while spanning the rain screen WRB
A woven mesh with integrated house wrap allows drainage and drying
Matthias Wandel has a pretty extensive history devising ways to trap mice. The winters are long in Canada, and Matthias seems to have no shortage of mice in his shop.
Flashing under an exterior door and along the bottom of a basement wall that used to have an overhead door
Low-e coatings screen infrared heat from moving through the glass, either inward, outward, or both
A smooth slab begins with a lump of mud and a straight 2x5
A 4-Dimensional look at deck flashing that works
A fast and inexpensive way to patch stucco walls. Put this in your bag of tricks.