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
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.
Marking, cutting, and glue-up tips that you may have forgotten about
Use scraps to offset the straight edge allowing you to cut each edge of the dado with opposite edges of a router bit
"It is so nice to have a new kitchen. I love the quartz countertops. I love the cooktop and range hood. The cabinets are beautiful and functional. It's exactly what we wanted."
It turns out, 5/8 plywood is about the best window insurance you can buy
Rather than cover the joint between drywall and door frame, celebrate the gap with an architectural reglet
Sloppy mortar application means sloppy tile that #Fails
Countdown of the top 12 pages of 2017: this is #1!
Two videos cover the design questions and construction process of a post and beam patio roof structure
A look at types of drip edge flashing, how to cut it, and how to retrofit it to an existing roof
The days of staggering bolts every 16 inches or so are over—especially if you want to step down to the deck
"This is the most important part to waterproof because this is the place where all the water will end up and it might leak if not done correctly."
The IRC is a thick book, but there is relatively little aimed at decks. A few sections have a few sentences dedicated to construction of safe and durable decks.
It's all about the sand. and eye protection.
Pennsylvania, New York, and Vancouver think so.
...Works for any spring angle and (almost) any size crown.
You can't work faster if you're in the hospital—or worse.
Masking tape and a sharp knife are hard to beat for production precision