Stilts Beyond Drywall
Stilts have been—and continue to be—used for a wide range of purposes beyond...
Check it out, urges Roe: New exterior materials "drawn" in a new way.
JLC April Letters
Joists in an old floor, repairing a concrete slab in an old floor, and more.
Bosch 18V Multi-X Oscillating Multi-Tool
A handy remodeling tool for everything from delicate material removal to finishing...
Steam Heat vs. Hydronic Heat
A reader ponders whether to stick with steam or convert to hydronic.
Level-5 Drywall Finish vs. Veneer Plaster
Myron Ferguson explains the difference between a Level 5 finish and a plaster skim coat.
New Joists for an Old Floor
The best remedy for a sagging out-of-level floor is putting in new LVL joists and...
Tips for Building a Double Winder Stair
In building this double winder stair, remodeler Dave Holbrook used modular boxes...
Gluing Laminate to Drywall - It's Not as Straightforward as It Sounds
This thread from the JLC Forums starts with a question about what glues--other than contact cement--can be used in a tight spot behind cabinets to adhere a laminate backsplash.
This thread from the JLC Forums offers tips for dealing with tiny bubbles appearing in joint compound.