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More stories about Metal

  • Kerdi Tileable Drain

    Covering support consists of a stainless steel plate with a coating that allows bonding to ceramic or stone tile.

  • Scuppers and Drains for Waterproof Decks

    The worst dry-rot damage usually occurs where drains and scuppers penetrate a deck. Here’s how to avoid it.

  • Gold Coat Joist Hangar Hardware

    Engineered for corrosive environments, such as right on the ocean.

  • 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.

  • Shine On, Lustron

    These vintage prefabricated steel homes have stood the test of time

  • Restoring a Church Steeple

    A wind-damaged church gets a new aluminum spire.

  • Industrial Metal Master 20 Portable Sheetmetal Brake

    The Industrial Metal Master 20 has the deepest throat on the market, says the maker.

  • Product: Bok Modern Lotus

    When two architects couldn't find an acceptable metal railing design for a project, they started their own metal panel company.

  • 2012 R+D Awards Citation: Integrated Reveal Base

    Primary Developer: Bogue Trondowski Architects

  • Steel Siding

    Bayside says its Metal Siding is less prone to expansion and contraction and more durable than wood or vinyl.