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A steel frame anchored to a new concrete foundation provides support.
The best guns are light, fast, and easy to load.
Distinguish your sidewall work with this easy-to-build diamond design
Use plaster washers, joint compound, and drywall to repair cracked or broken plaster
Preserve the patina and renew the luster of wood floors using only a buffer
Countertop bolts for stair rails; sound control; more
U.S.-Canada lumber deal; FEMA guidelines; OSHA ruse; lead threat; more
Q: I used 25-gauge steel studs to frame the partition walls in an upstairs renovation. Now my client wants to install a wall-mounted lavatory in the bathroom. What's the best way to reinforce and block the wall so I can hang the sink?
Q: I recently learned that building codes in my state now require that newly installed water heaters be set at 140°F. But up until now, with concerns about energy conservation and scalding safety, 120°F was the normal setting. Why the change?
Q: Is there any legal way to work off the forks of an all-terrain forklift - for instance, in a steel cage that's safely secured to and supported by the forks?
Q: I'm in the process of renovating a home with traditional louvered shutters. Some of them need to have the tilt rod replaced, but I'm not sure how best to reattach the staples that connect the individual louvers to the rod. Is there a special tool that can be used to squeeze the staples in place?
Roof-pitch jig; lumber-hanging trick; skyhooked
Talking to clients about money; selling remodeling jobs; the color-coded offic
You're starting to get contracts on bigger and bigger jobs, even — can you believe it? — government contracts. Good for you. But it's important to know what you're getting into: These contracts may contain terms you don't typically see on smaller jobs.
Flooring options; lighting
Decorative ceilings; paints & coatings; floor coverings
Metabo TS 250 table saw; Senclamps; job-site cleanup; gutter & sheet-metal tools
According to Marvin Hirsch, who was present that evening in the mid-1950s, it all began when a group of veterans meeting at the Winsted, Minn., Legion Hall came to the sage conclusion that they could buy a lot more beer if they had more money.
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