If you have kids, build this fort. If you don't have kids, build. Build like crazy because once you have kids, it will take twice as long to build anything.
The lead extends like a razor knife, and stays razor sharp
Plywood and paint make extinguishers what they ain't
Our Latin America Editor is on the ground in Ecuador and sending updates on construction technology, codes, and temporary housing
Recycling revisited and repurposed for reuse
A short film illustrating the path from forest to finished frame
A few really cool tricks and a Master Class at the end
I spotted this interesting roof construction in Cuenca, Ecuador: Branch logs as rafters; purlins of split branch logs with thin brick overlaid in two strata
A subjective exploration of 11 'lightweight' heavy hitters
A: Neither. It is a physics problem. The solution lies in carpenters and drywall installers working together
Use modeling techniques to put together a 'two-story phone booth'—with cedar fascia?
Installing a floor joist is a relatively easy task in new construction. But replacing one in a house that already stands? That’s a different story.