After the concrete is poured and floated, it has to set up for a while before it is ready to be worked on.
First smooth the surface with a magnesium trowel, then finish it with multiple passes of a steel trowel.
In the middle ages, that is ...
Zero-clearance inserts reduce tearout and improve safety on a tablesaw
Sash and jamb liners may make sense if the existing window frame is level, square, and in very good shape.
For all of us who have never had the pleasure of buying and unpacking a new sliding table table saw, this weekend video treat is for you.
Three videos: Making the Beams, Shaping the Beams, and Making 'Ceiling Joists' from the Beams
A few weeks ago we shared a self-assembling table saw stop-motion video.
This week, we're sharing the story behind the video.
Better beams can drain and dry
Four video sequences: The Layout Rectangle, Making Posts, Notching Posts, and Making a Post Base
Rigid foam board, adhesive, and canned foam give an airtight cavity that can be insulated well.
Some do's, don'ts, tips, and tricks on how to deal with obstructions in wall cavities
How a blower door works, how to set it up, how to use it to find air leaks in a home's envelope, and how to break down the numbers.
All clothes dryers should vent directly outside.
These triple-glazed vinyl windows use brackets to secure the window to the framing. A "flashing flange" helps align the window