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A Safe Push Stick in 60 Seconds A Safe Push Stick in 60 Seconds

Taking just one minute to make this push stick could mean still being able to count to 10 on your fingers. Read more

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Flashing an Entry Door Flashing an Entry Door

For doors with applied casings, simple flashings made from self-healing membrane serve the same purpose as fins Read more

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Flashing A Flanged Window Flashing A Flanged Window

A few minutes of time and a few dollars of materials can prevent expensive headaches. Read more

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Practical Engineering: Building Strong Garage Door Walls Practical Engineering: Building Strong Garage Door Walls

Not enough room for a full sheet of sheathing on each side of the garage door? Here's how to develop the required lateral bracing with end panels as narrow as 16 inches. Read more

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Q&A: Flashing an Arched Window Q&A: Flashing an Arched Window

Q. What's the best way to flash an arch-topped window? Read more

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