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Lifting and resupporting an early-1800s home on a tight site.
While unit prices for labor are available from a number of sources, the best source is a company's own job history. This article uses an example of framing an exterior wall to show how to use that data to calculate unit costs for labor based on material quantities.
JLC contributor Bruce Greenlaw weighs up the pros and cons of this construction calculator.
When a former munitions demonstration site and military training facility in Florida gets a new lease on life, complications arise for the area's residents.
Special-effects expert Dave Waller has a new project to keep him busy in his spare time: restoring and preserving a historic lighthouse at the outer edge of the Boston Harbor.
A finish carpenter shares his inspiration and know-how for an elegant transformation of a fireplace opening.
Georgian, Federal, and Greek Revival look-alike millwork
Today, as many governments worldwide begin to enact legislation that will phase out incandescent lamps, the Pace Gallery is paying homage to the iconic, endangered form with a show that celebrates the light bulb's role as an artistic muse. "Burning, Bright: A Short History of the Light Bulb," is a...
A remodeler encountering a layer of Cabot's Quilt inside an old building might mistake it for the tattered remnants of a Hawaiian grass skirt -- hastily stuffed into a wall, perhaps, during a police raid of some Prohibition-era costume party.
From the Archive presents articles from the past 25 years, with new commentary from members of the lighting community.
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