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
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.
What it is like to design and build houses without CDX and drywall: Freeing, captivating, undulating, and addictive.
The biggest crack in the house, revisited for #ThrowbackThursday
OMG, the Ogee is an angle!
No nails required.
Our friend in Victoria BC, the Samurai Carpenter walks us through the timber frame tiny home that he has crafted—much of it from driftwood.
Furring the inside of masonry walls makes room for wires and can significantly improve the R-value