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Surviving Wildfire

Five Southern California "shelter in place" communities have proven they can stand... More

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Building Kitchen Cabinets In Place

A cabinetmaker describes his system of constructing a custom vintage-look kitchen... More

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New Tools for 2002

From the aisles of the National Hardware Show, these pro-duty tools may answer the needs of your production team. More

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Toolbox: Heavy Hitters: 40-Pound Demolition Hammers

40-pound demolition hammers More

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Torchdown Roofing Basics

A metal roofing contractor explains why he uses single-ply modified bitumen for low-slope applications and how he installs it safely. More

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Undercabinet Lighting Options

Fluorescent strips are not the only choice for task lighting below wall cabinets. This overview explains the difference between halogen, xenon, and fluorescent lamps and sorts through the various fixtures available. More

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Backfill: Carpentry Goes to the Dogs

Builders in the doghouse More

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Notebook

Is lumber quality improving?; failing GFCIs; tools recalled; reusing wastewater out West; more More

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Green Building For Profit

These builders switched from commercial construction to environmentally... More

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Installing a Cylindrical Latchset

Get accurate results using shop-made and commercial jigs with these basic techniques. More

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