Beautiful and long lasting, this pedestal has ventilation holes for drying.
I like to see the guts of buildings when the surfaces crumble and reveal what's behind the plaster and paint.
Fitting finished stair parts that are too narrow and too deep
This house is superinsulated with airtight construction methods. I was delighted at the opportunity to look inside the walls, but depressed at the reason why.
A common fencing material in Central and South America is cane stalks, but these are something else entirely.
How to wrap a rough 4x4 post with solid wood and mitered corners
The original “green roof” technology, thriving in the lush sierras of Tamazula, Mexico
Budget-consious, stain-grade stringers with some non-traditional joints.
Vertical siding offers easy solutions to some of the problems with horizontal siding
The trick to a long miter joint is flat, straight stock. And a lot of clamps.
A bellyband turned sideways and placed vertically makes a great inside corner
Ceilings in Mexico are often made with bricks laid in “bobeda” style, or in arches between steel beams...