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Video // Siding & Exterior Trim, Windows & Doors, Glues, Sealants, Coatings

Weather Proof A Garage Door Opening (4/5): Deep Door Trim

Thickening the edge with a quarter-inch strip brings the trim back to the door jamb while spanning the rain screen WRB


Video // WRB & Flashing

Weather Proof A Garage Door Opening (3/5) Rain Screen WRB

  A woven mesh with integrated house wrap allows drainage and drying ​

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Video // WRB & Flashing, Siding & Exterior Trim

Weather Proof A Garage Door Opening (2/5) Base Flashing

Flashing under an exterior door and along the bottom of a basement wall that used to have an overhead door  


Video // Trimwork & Cabinetry, Woodworking

Router Jig for Clean Dados

Spice up plywood cabinets with solid wood inlays. Spice up solid wood inlays with cleanly cur dado slots


Video // Roofing, WRB & Flashing

Overlap Edge Metal Like A Boss

A drip edge overlapping strategy that won't catch the eye


Video // WRB & Flashing, Glues, Sealants, Coatings

Overview and Intro: Durable Siding System for Basement Wall Infill (1/5)

An interesting project that requires redundant water management detailing

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Video // Insulation & Air Sealing

Four Smart Energy Upgrades for Compact Houses

Simple upgrades to steps you take anyway can significantly boost the energy performance of a home


Video // Framing, WRB & Flashing

Decking A StormProof Roof (4 of 4): Sealing the Seams

Tape layers should overlap shingle-style up the roof  


Video // Framing

Decking a Roof (3): Measuring Hip Panels

The nuances of measuring is what separates the kids from the carpenters


Video // Framing

Decking a Roof (2): Workflow for Framing Carpenters

Decking the field and delegating responsibility  


Video // Siding & Exterior Trim, Trimwork & Cabinetry

Cutting Just a Smidge from Construction Stock: Deflect the Saw Blade

Sometimes a blade thickness is waaay more than you need to cut off. If you need to take 1/32 off the end of a board, here's how to do it quickly.


Video // Trimwork & Cabinetry

Murphy Bed Build (9): Final Installation and Adjustments

Adjust the boxes to the hardware, and then to each other. Rotating the panel gives a little extra wiggle room


Video // Trimwork & Cabinetry

Murphy Bed Build (8): Building the Bed Cabinet

Assembling a big box with a big back that anchors the bed cabinet to the wall


Video // HVAC & Mechanicals

Model Remodel Show: Balanced Ventilation System

A simple and affordable balanced ventilation solution for small tight houses


Video // Trimwork & Cabinetry

Build A Murphy Bed (7): Hinge Installation

A little extra space helps, and can be tightened with a washer if needed