What's worse than a plumber with a Sawzall? A carpenter who causes it.
Floor layout and framing, some good news from the building inspector, and a pleasant surprise on the adhesive front
Wet wood is a fact of life. What happens to wood that gets wet, is a whole 'nother story
Old school and new tools on display in a two-video mashup
Just because you draw it doesn't mean they'll build it that way. Know what makes sense, what the framer can execute, and forget about designing in two-foot modules
Tropical hardwood beams, locally-fashioned framing connectors, and mahogany siding. Who needs a view?
Whether using roof trusses or stick framing a roof frame, if you make space above the exterior walls, your energy performance will thank you.
Construction methods differ from country to country but are especially different in Japan.
I’m kicking myself for not already knowing this amazingly simple trick!
Old-school framing meets new-age materials.
Equatorial sun changes the priorities in a construction sequence