Chuck Green

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Two Simple Curved Walls Two Simple Curved Walls

This remodeling contractor used simple techniques and a manufactured curved plate to assemble radiused walls. Read more

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Q&A: Crown Detail Hides Truss Movement Q&A: Crown Detail Hides Truss Movement

Q: We all know truss uplift can be a problem at the intersection of ceilings and interior walls. Is there a way to install crown molding so that you don’t see a paint-line reveal when the ceiling moves? Read more

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Detail: A Hidden Newel Post

The architect specced a switchback stair rail with no newel post at the landing — a visually pleasing but structurally weak design. Here’s how the builder provided support without changing the designer’s intent. Read more

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Solid Surface Update

This premium countertop material continues to be difficult to obtain and install without factory training. A Massachusetts remodeler sorts through the confusing array of products and takes a look at the installer certification process. Read more

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Builder's Library: Collected Wisdom

Tricks from a veteran carpenter Read more

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