Formwork

Wide Base Footings for a Wet Site
Rammed-Earth Construction in the Modern Age
Durable Footer Form
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Durable Footer Form

Cardboard forms work fine as long as it doesn't rain before the concrete arrives. More

Insulating With Exterior Spray Foam
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Insulating With Exterior Spray Foam

Closed-cell foam acts as air-sealing, insulation, and secondary drainage plane in... More

All-in-One Footing and Pier Form
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All-in-One Footing and Pier Form

Tapered, snap-together formwork includes pre-bent rebar cut to size. More

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Adding Underneath a Hillside Home

A steep slope and a tight lot call for some imaginative foundation solutions. More

Super-Insulated Slab Foundations
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Super-Insulated Slab Foundations

Compacted drainage stone and a thick layer of foam prevent frost damage and keep... More

Using Bending Rail
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Using Bending Rail

Laminating a curved stair rail takes sturdy forms and a lot of clamps. More

Beyond the Basics With ICFs
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Beyond the Basics With ICFs

Curved walls and arch-topped openings are possible with standard blocks. More

On the Job: ICF Retaining Wall
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On the Job: ICF Retaining Wall

ICF retaining wall; no-sweat plumbing; overhead lift trailer More

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