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All Roads Lead to ‘D’

While restoring an entry for an 18th-century taven, the secret to... Read more

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Restoring Historic Windows

Tips and techniques for breathing new life into deteriorated windows—using modern techniques, careful scheduling, and common sense. Read more

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New York Settles With Build-It-Back Contractor

Despite complaints, the city has paid a program manager $2 million. Read more

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McMansions From Hell

All architecture buffs, and anyone who has suffered work on bloated... Read more

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From What We Gather: March 27 - 31, 2017

On JLC's news radar this week: Texas houses twerked by thunderstorm... Read more

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Fiberglass Wood-Replacement Gutters

In the August issue, I wrote an article, “Premature Trim Failure,” about... Read more

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From What We Gather: April 10 - 14, 2017

On JLC's news radar this week: JLC author wins prize for efficient home;... Read more

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Premature Trim Failure

Last year my company, New Dimension Construction, began restoring the... Read more

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A Shotcrete Retaining Wall

Shoring up an unstable slope, with minimal formwork Read more

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A Craftsman-Style Coffered Ceiling

Seamless miters and an oil finish raise the trim-carpentry bar Read more

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Restoring An Island Fortress Brick by Brick

Restoring An Island Fortress Brick by Brick Read more

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2P-10 Adhesive

Like many lead carpenters, Casey Knips swears by adhesive over brads or... Read more

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Restoration Primer

Standards for Old House Rehab Read more

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Restoration Primer: Wood-Cornice Restoration

Wood-cornice repair. Read more

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Restoration Primer: Repointing Pointers

In the last Restoration Primer I covered how historic masonry systems differ from modern ones, how to assess mortar damage, and how to know when more extensive repairs than repointing are needed.... Read more

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