Matthias Wandel has a pretty extensive history devising ways to trap mice. The winters are long in Canada, and Matthias seems to have no shortage of mice in his shop.
26,000 pounds of granite cut with a 2-pound hammer in 1 hour, condensed into a 7-minute video
Which is better, a brick wall that stands for more than 800 years, or one that lasts 50 years?
There is more to medieval life than swords
Making vinyl siding look great by eliminating ugly J-channel
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.
"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
The key to great-looking vinyl is great-looking trimwork (and great-looking vinyl)
For simple repetitive tasks it’s hard to beat a machine.
Putting a window in the hole means sealing around the edges, too
Raised heel trusses and a sealed roof deck make a fast energy efficient roof system
The top reason to study engineering in college: Wall of Wind. Yay Science!
And it can spread mortar too!
Continuous exterior insulation means smaller studs and higher performance
In this video, the robotic 'narrator' asks multiple questions about construction innovations of the near future.
Floor layout and framing, some good news from the building inspector, and a pleasant surprise on the adhesive front
Old school and new tools on display in a two-video mashup