An icon of Craftsman joinery, the pegged mortise, faceted with a file and chisel
When reroofs are piecemeal rather than systemic, little things like drip edge can snowball. #HonorYourCraft
Four tips on sizing, dealing with frost, choosing hardware, and preventing uplift
A rather biased view on whether or not to use biscuit joiners for slab glue-ups—but what do you really think, Jesse?
The biggest hole in the bathroom
Stucco is likely to last significantly longer than the decking, so make it easy to replace the decking without disrupting the stucco.
Be economical, direct, and don't get kinky.
The design/build process for a 3-car garage with living space below—Wait, what?
Felt, furring strips, and flashing keeps rain out of the walls
Yes. Brett Singer, a scientist with the Indoor Environmental Group at Berkeley Lab explains how pollutants get into the air from cooking and his group's research to clear the way for a rating system for range hoods.
Digging deep around the house is hard, so repair it right the first time, right? #MakeItLast
Surfaces and subsurfaces are on the same team, remember?