Why square pencils are better than round ones, and a handful of trick-sharpening methods from a master carpenter
How to draw and manipulate multiple sets of structural engineered lumber
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.
Traditional shipbuilding lives on in coastal homes
Carpenter's squares are ubiquitous on jobsites, but the jumbo-jumbo written on them is Greek to most carpenters. Thanks, calculator.
Recycling revisited and repurposed for reuse
For three years and a day journeymen walk, work, and sleep under the stars
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
The air sealing process for a high performance home with double-stud walls.
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
Target practice is a favorite desktop diversion of many a desk jockey. Turns out it can be a bench top diversion as well.
Use modeling techniques to put together a 'two-story phone booth'—with cedar fascia?