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  • Framing an Elliptical Staircase

    Use a trammel to scribe a perfect pattern.

  • Restoring an Old Porch

    Solid piers, strengthened framing, and durable finish materials promise a long life for this rejuvenated beauty.

  • Siding With Cedar Shingles

    Install a tight weather barrier, choose top-quality shingles, and use smart production techniques.

  • A Short History Of Screws

    A long look back at the humble screw.

  • Weathertight Windows

    How a wet-climate builder details the layers to keep out the rain.

  • Reclaimed Old-Growth Oak Flooring

    Reclaimed Hardwood Flooring from HomerWood is milled from old-growth red and white oak salvaged from condemned barns.

  • Cedar Closet Liner

    It's no myth that cedar can protect clothing from moths, says the maker of CedarSafe Natural ClosetLiner.

  • Reclaimed Wood Flooring From HomerWood

    HomerWood. Reclaimed Hardwood flooring is crafted from slow-growth Appalachian timber from deconstructed barns in Ohio, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. The kiln-dried wood features character markings such as nail holes, cracks, and mineral streaks. It comes with the companys low-luster Oil Naturals...

  • Custom Doors From Stock Slabs

    Use applied moldings create the look of a custom door for a fraction of the cost.

  • Products

    Bendable trim; burn-resistant sheathing; color-coded spackling; fastener-free hardwood flooring; lightweight drywall; pullout microwave; more