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Other stories by Kyle Diamond

  • Video Series: Soldering a Lap Seam for a Built-In Gutter

    A sharp point is needed to control the flow and direction of the solder, especially on vertical joints. For a pyramid-tipped, acetylene-fueled soldering iron, make sure that the tip is clean and that the four facets are flat and meet at a fine point.

  • Replacing a Wooden Gutter

    A bowed, sagging wall complicated this custom repair.

  • Soldering Seams

    Regardless of the iron or tip used, soldering requires some prep work. Make sure that the tip is clean and that the four facets are flat and meet at a sharp point.

  • On Site With Liquid Flash

    We try out Huber's Zip System Liquid Flash on a few windows that we were installing, as well as on pipe penetrations, to see how it performs.

  • First Time Using R-Sheathing

    This On the Job looks at a project that requires insulated R-sheathing.

  • Greek Revival Column Repair

    An impressive colonnade is repaired stave by stave