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
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.