The first step in a superinsulated house with double stud walls is framing a basic 2x4 exterior wall. So we shot that.
Mar 12 2019
>Being a carpentry pup means sometimes getting tired of sticks. So Beasley improvises when Ben forgets to bring a Frisbee.
Mar 8 2019
An ideal system for constructing a shower base that's designed to integrate with the Schluter Shower System
Mar 1 2019
A few tips on exterior trim and siding
Feb 23 2019
How to save time on tool maintenance
Feb 9 2019
Making tiny boxes from skinny wood using a sweet adjustable box-joint jig is a good topic to watch over coffee on a Saturday morning.
Feb 7 2019
Stretchy gasket tape, flanged workboxes, and sealant can solve a HOLE lotta air leaks
Feb 5 2019
Two types of tapes for two air sealing applications
Feb 4 2019
Interior membranes can be part of a high-performance wall assembly as a vapor retarder or as part of an air barrier system
Jan 22 2019
Drive a nail in the valley and patch it
Jan 13 2019
Jan 1 2019
Forget about upside-down and backwards, just lay it on the table and cut it
Dec 28 2018
Two videos cover the design questions and construction process of a post and beam patio roof structure
Dec 26 2018
All complex assemblies involving multiple trades demand the critical, and constant, focus of supervisors. Where one trade ends and another begins must show continuity. If you do not build redundancy into the system, you are building in risk.
Dec 22 2018
Long wedges cut from 2x4s are extremely effective for removing difficult flooring. Oh yeah, and don't forget the sledgehammer.