The first layer of foam is mostly an insulation layer; the outer layer is the air barrier and drainage plane. This video is about the first layer.
Frame the perimeter, sweep the field, repeat.
A California valley is faster than cutting all of the shingles up a valley. With shingles bedded in cement, it can be exported to other states.
Diamonds are ceramic tile cutters best friend. Ok, they are not, but they can sure improve a sanding pad.
Edgebanding without sanding: call attention to the joint rather than trying to hide it. Because you won't hide it.
Paint-on waterproofing membrane, physics, and forethought protect an old window—and allow future maintenance—while sealing a big hole in a wet and windy wall
An accurate setup made from scraps can help you salvage lumber that is too crooked to frame with but could be great for blocking or furring strips
Making vinyl siding look great by eliminating ugly J-channel
The truth is, I prefer the problem solving of remodeling. The higher degree of difficulty, the better. Remodeling can be a battle, but that's the beauty of the challenge.
How to account for a room that is not plumb, level, or square when you have a truckload of expensive (and square) boxes to install.
Frank Howarth needed a new door for his pantry, so he turned to some Sequoia slabs that he and a buddy cut up a few years ago.
And then he made a film about it.
Begin straight and level for a wall that will be plumb and square
"Build it right. If the wood can withstand seven centuries, I would build a house that is so constructed as to withstand a millennium. With this attitude, I would keep woodworking."
—Go Taek Yeong, Skill Holder