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  • Port of Miami Tunnel Project Gears Up to Go

  • Rammed-Earth Construction in the Modern Age

    Rammed-earth walls used to be elementary.

  • Reflections on Reconstructing an Old Barn

    The materials for this project arrived on the job the usual way — via truck delivery — but that was pretty much where any resemblance to a normal job ended.

  • Ladder Levelers

    Unlike most leveling devices, the Xtenda-Leg offers an unlimited range of adjustability.

  • Hillside Elevators

    Waterfront property never goes out of style, and everyone likes a spectacular building site perched on high ground.

  • Weatherization Skills Competition

    Weatherizing older homes is hard, isolating, and often thankless work.

  • JLC Report

    Ever since the EPA's Repair, Remodeling, and Painting (RRP) rule took effect in April 2010, remodelers around the country have been waiting expectantly for the agency to begin enforcement action against violators of its strict work-safety and record-keeping requirements.

  • Staining Steel Garage Doors to Look Like Wood

    As the owners of a San Clemente, Calif., specialty painting company called Rags 2 Rich's, husband-and-wife team Rich Howe and Cindy Miller do a wide range of faux-finish work, including convincing renderings of masonry, plaster, and marble.

  • Snake-Infested Idaho House

    It was a story to gladden the heart of an editor or blogger facing a slow news day: The nice-looking little house had been marked down from $175,000 to $109,200 because it was infested with ... snakes.

  • A Short History Of Screws

    A long look back at the humble screw.