Decks & Porches
Apr 15 2021
Veneers represent a huge cantilever for fasteners to bridge
Nov 20 2020
Blurring the indoor/outdoor connection with a deck that runs into the ground, and a sunroom that looks like a porch
Aug 24 2020
Water is the enemy of structural integrity. It just is, so you have to design against it.
Aug 14 2020
Aggregation // Design, Framing, WRB & Flashing, Siding & Exterior Trim, Windows & Doors, Insulation & Air Sealing, Decks & Porches
Building Resilience is a show about extreme climate construction and houses that can weather the storm through resilient construction and design
Aug 7 2020
Videos // Design, Safety, Framing, WRB & Flashing, Siding & Exterior Trim, Windows & Doors, Decks & Porches
A new show about extreme climate construction is interrupted by a global pandemic
Jan 24 2020
Hidden fasteners and a bolt-down railing make quick work of a beautiful deck
Jan 20 2020
Peel and stick Z-flashing and some padding pushes a ledger flush with the face of the thick panels. A cover sheet of peel and stick completely waterproof the ledger before the deck is framed
Dec 28 2019
Two videos cover the design questions and construction process of a post and beam patio roof structure
Dec 18 2018
The IRC is a thick book, but there is relatively little aimed at decks. A few sections have a few sentences dedicated to construction of safe and durable decks.
Oct 13 2018
Post, beam, and joist placement for a front porch and a back deck
Jan 8 2018
Sloppy mortar application means sloppy tile that #Fails
Dec 25 2017
The days of staggering bolts every 16 inches or so are over—especially if you want to step down to the deck.
Dec 16 2017
May you build a ladder to the stars, may you climb on every rung ...
Dec 2 2017
The tiny house on stilts is ready for relaxation!