Decks & Porches
Sloppy mortar application means sloppy tile that #Fails
The days of staggering bolts every 16 inches or so are over—especially if you want to step down to the deck
May you build a ladder to the stars, may you climb on every rung ...
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
The tiny house on stilts is ready for relaxation!
Make a pattern using elliptical sticks, and then use a router with flush-cut bit to replicate onto the big stock
As family size contracts, big houses become small hotels
In case you were getting tired of Glulams and LVLs
A 4-Dimensional look at deck flashing that works
Exterior insulation can create transition problems. Here are a few solutions
Going a few steps beyond the usual methods for hiding end-grain.