A simple cap with two LEDs turns a 9-volt battery into a tiny flashlight.
Pneuhook Universal Quick-Change Hook
The Pneuhook universal quick-change hook is equipped with a coupler and a male...
Working With Wormdrive Saws
A look at what's new in Bosch and Skil wormdrive saws.
To Improve the Energy Performance of Walls, Look at Total R-Value
Today’s builders are learning to mitigate thermal bridging by using alternative...
New FatMax Tools
Stanley has introduced several innovative hand tools lately, including the FatMax...
Windfall Lumber Black Walnut End-Grain Countertops
These countertops are made by fusing the end pieces of wood strips. Colors range...
Troubleshooting a Kitchen Remodel
Twists and turns in a complex kitchen installation call for constant...
Is Rain-Screen Siding Worth the Effort?
It's good insurance against problems caused by wind-driven rain, but experts wonder whether the additional cost is necessary.
Resources: Small Business Accounting
Small business accounting manual; guide to working alone; builder’s field guide
Shared Septic Systems
High water tables and poor soils preclude the use of conventional sewage treatment methods on some new and existing house sites. One solution is a system that combines a sand filter and shallow drainage field designed for use by more than one household.