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
Target practice is a favorite desktop diversion of many a desk jockey. Turns out it can be a bench top diversion as well.
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.
How much stronger is a house with key parts glued and nailed together rather than just nailed together?
Ten options for framers
But let me axe you this—how do they keep 'em sharp?
Two packages for high performance homes. Vented and unvented roof insulation retrofits and exterior wall insulation details along with rainscreen wall details for furring strips.
Why a rain screen wall is important to the energy and durability detailing on a Passive House.