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The Carpenters' Company
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The Carpenters' Company

Our American legacy is one of intense cooperation among builders and wide-spread... More

When Bulldozers Roamed the Earth
Could New Orleans Handle Another Katrina?
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Could New Orleans Handle Another Katrina?

Experts question whether New Orleans is adequately protected. The city's rebuilt... More

Creating a New Foundation for an Old House
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Creating a New Foundation for an Old House

Lifting and resupporting an early-1800s home on a tight site. More

How to Calculate Unit Prices for Labor
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How to Calculate Unit Prices for Labor

While unit prices for labor are available from a number of sources, the best... More

DeWalt Mobile Pro Construction Calculator App
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DeWalt Mobile Pro Construction Calculator App

JLC contributor Bruce Greenlaw weighs up the pros and cons of this construction... More

Home on the Pinecastle Jeep Range
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Home on the Pinecastle Jeep Range

When a former munitions demonstration site and military training facility in... More

Boston Harbor Lighthouse Gets A New Owner, And A Future
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Boston Harbor Lighthouse Gets A New Owner, And A Future

Special-effects expert Dave Waller has a new project to keep him busy in his spare... More

Historically Accurate Moldings
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Historically Accurate Moldings

Georgian, Federal, and Greek Revival look-alike millwork More

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Build a Colonial-Style Fireplace Mantel

A finish carpenter shares his inspiration and know-how for an elegant transformation of a fireplace opening. More

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