Sep 11 2016
A haiku about a dragon with an alternative agenda ...
Aug 18 2016
Another peek into the Hillbilly Toolbox reveals a great idea for stripping roofs: a pump jack shingle trough
Jun 5 2016
Traditional shipbuilding lives on in coastal homes
Jun 3 2016
Its not how fast you roof, its how well you roof fast
Apr 28 2016
How to find a moisture leak on a flat roof with multiple elevations
Apr 13 2016
When reroofs are piecemeal rather than systemic, little things like drip edge can snowball. #HonorYourCraft
Apr 10 2016
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
Mar 11 2016
Sweat the details or you'll drown in them
Jan 20 2016
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.
Jan 15 2016
Water and air leaks in a building shell are difficult enough to detail on simple buildings. Complex structures can cause headaches for builders, remodelers, and architects who don't pick up their pens and trace at the design stage.
Jan 4 2016
Rain should run off the roof and into the gutter
Nov 27 2015
Flashing a humpy old roof valley requires a little give and take, and a backup plan