All Video Treats


Video Treats // Framing, WRB & Flashing

The Model ReModel Show: A Sprint to Dry In

Raised heel trusses and a sealed roof deck make a fast energy efficient roof system


Video Treats // Framing, Roofing

Homebuilding Smackdown: Science vs. Hurricane

The top reason to study engineering in college: Wall of Wind. Yay Science!


Video Treats // Safety, Tools

What Happens When You Crash a Work Van?

Do not be a dummy, make sure your tools are solidly secured, and put some protection between you and them—in case they ain't.


Video Treats // Framing, WRB & Flashing, Insulation & Air Sealing

The Model ReModel Show: Energy Smart Walls on the Skinny

Continuous exterior insulation means smaller studs and higher performance


Video Treats // Concrete & Masonry, Windows & Doors, Insulation & Air Sealing, Drywall, Tile & Flooring

Transparent Aluminum and 9 Other Construction Technologies that Are Coming Down the Pike

In this video, the robotic 'narrator' asks multiple questions about construction innovations of the near future.


Video Treats // Concrete & Masonry, Framing

The Model ReModel Show: A Humpy Bumpy Foundation

Floor layout and framing, some good news from the building inspector, and a pleasant surprise on the adhesive front


Video Treats // Framing

Plywood Production: Old School and Hi Tech

Old school and new tools on display in a two-video mashup  


Video Treats // Demolition

The Model: Remodel Show — A Quick Take Down

  This time on the Model remodel Show, Ben and the crew aim to take back some of the calendar that winter stole with a late March snow storm.


Video Treats // Woodworking

DIY Plywood Spiral Stairs: OMG

A really simple template, a really repetitive process, and a lot of glue go into this not-so-weekend project.

Video Treats // Framing

Installing Sill Plates and Floor Beams in a Japanese Timber Frame

Construction methods differ from country to country but are especially different in Japan.


Video Treats // Concrete & Masonry

Building a Stem Wall Foundation in Japan

Some familiar and not-so-familiar techniques for building concrete foundations.

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Video Treats // Tools

Timothy Wilmots’ System Workbench

This incredible bench is more than just a work table; it’s an essential tool in the shop.

Workers building a brick house

Video Treats // Best Practices

Homebuilding in Australia Circa 1946

This old school training film shows some familiar and unfamiliar construction methods once used down under.

Video Treats // Framing

A Robotic Layout Machine

This Roomba-like device can navigate a room and print complicated layout on the floor.

Video showing the Guardian GT Big Arm robot

Video Treats // Tools

A Human Controlled Jobsite Robot

You get paid for what you do and what you know. If robots can do what you do, then is time to know more.


Video Treats // Woodworking

Two Ways to Cut Mortise and Tenon Joints

Which method is better—by hand or machine?


Video Treats // Tools

Product Review: iClone App Boosts Contractor Productivity

Need an extra hand on the job? Fire up the iClone app and match the settings to the task at hand.