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Video // Roofing, WRB & Flashing, HVAC & Mechanicals

The Right Tin Snip for the Job

Left-, right-, and straight-cutting snips with single- and compound-leverage each have their place on a jobsite

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Video // Tools

PRO Picks: OLFA Utility Knife Blades

Faster swap-outs, longer reach, and serrated blades for cutting fibrous materials (like insulation)

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Video // HVAC & Mechanicals, Insulation & Air Sealing

Think About Batts When Running Electrical Cable

Your electrician can make the insulation work better and easier to install  

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Video // Siding & Exterior Trim, WRB & Flashing, Insulation & Air Sealing

Exterior Foam Insulation Retrofit: How To Install Polyiso Panels

The first layer of foam is mostly an insulation layer; the outer layer is the air barrier and drainage plane. This video is about the first layer.

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Video // Drywall, Tile & Flooring

Trim-Out Tip: Cleaner Tile Cuts (Sandpaper for Ceramic)

Diamonds are ceramic tile cutters best friend. Ok, they are not, but they can sure improve a sanding pad.  

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Video // Tools, Insulation & Air Sealing

Tool Pick: Bahco Insulation Knife and Saw

A saw and a knife that cut rockwool insulation like a "laser"

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Video // Trimwork & Cabinetry, Woodworking

Edgebanding Tip: Reveal the Joint with Rabbets

Edgebanding without sanding: call attention to the joint rather than trying to hide it. Because you won't hide it.

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Video // Paints, Glues, & Sealants, WRB & Flashing, Windows & Doors

A Quick Weather-Tight Stained Glass Replacement

Paint-on waterproofing membrane, physics, and forethought protect an old window—and allow future maintenance—while sealing a big hole in a wet and windy wall

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Video // Kitchens & Baths, Trimwork & Cabinetry

6 Kitchen Cabinet Layout Tips

How to account for a room that is not plumb, level, or square when you have a truckload of expensive (and square) boxes to install.

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Video // Tools

Frisbee Hack from Jobsite Dog

Being a carpentry pup means sometimes getting tired of sticks. So Beasley improvises when Ben forgets to bring a Frisbee.

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Video // Framing

Know How: Quick-Release Knot

Streamline your stringline strategy

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Video // Siding & Exterior Trim

Vinyl Siding Secret: Let Cool Vinyl Warm Up

Work WITH thermal properties of a material, not against them

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Video // Tools, Drywall, Tile & Flooring

Tool Pick: Pica Dry Construction Pen

Marking tile and other slippery surfaces

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Video // Tools, Woodworking

How to Coil a Band Saw Blade

One of those things that you keep forgetting how to do, because you don't do it that often

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Video // Roofing, WRB & Flashing

Sheet Metal Secrets: Drip Edge Flashing (jobsite origami)

How to bend a lock-hem drip edge on a sheet metal brake

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Video // Framing

Framing Tip: Placing Roof Sheathing (snap a line with fascia in mind)

Draw a full-scale mockup and snap a line with fascia in kind

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Video // WRB & Flashing

Flashing Tip: Heat is Your Buddy

Cold tape doesn't stick and hot tape stick like sh—well, you know what it sticks like.

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Video, Photos // Concrete & Masonry

The Tale of a Tropical Terrazzo Driveway as Built in Ecuador

An #oldschool approach to decorative concrete surfaces