Copper

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JLC May Letters

Tips for soldering a lap seam; the usefulness of the GRK lap harness; and the future of vocational training. More

Replacing a Wooden Gutter
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Replacing a Wooden Gutter

A bowed, sagging wall complicated this custom repair. More

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Micronized-Copper Treated Lumber

Q: I'm building an outdoor deck for a client who wants me to use lumber treated with micronized copper, in the belief that it's less harmful to the environment than wood treated with other chemicals. I'm not very familiar with the material. Can it be used in ground-contact applications, including load-bearing posts? More

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Letters

Using stainless with copper; window-seat safety; hanging loads from beams; the true cost of regulation More

Letters
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Letters

Leak-free chimney; stainless steel screws and copper; subslab vapor-barrier... More

Tags: Metal, Natural Metals, Copper, Credit, Fireplaces
Flashing a Chimney With Soldered Copper
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Flashing a Chimney With Soldered Copper

Traditional methods and materials prevent leaks for the life of the structure. More

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Products

Basement finishing; flashing More

Milwaukee M12 Copper Tubing Cutter
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Milwaukee M12 Copper Tubing Cutter

Milwaukee's M12 Copper Tubing Cutter adjusts automatically to cut 3/8- to 1-... More

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Products

Plumbing; metal connectors More

Q&A: Bending Copper Pipe
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Q&A: Bending Copper Pipe

Q. On a recent job, a plumber who was soldering up 1/2-inch Type L copper supplies... More

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