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January 2008

In this issue: 2007 JLC Index — A New Kitchen in An Old House — Buying a Dump Trailer — Faster Wall Framing — Installing a Vacuum-Tube Solar Collector


February 2008

In this issue: Air-Sealing Attics In Existing Homes — Building a SIPs Roof — Cold-Weather Tool Care — Cool Tools From STAFDA — Coping Trim With a Grinder


March 2008

In this issue: A Curved Coffered Ceiling — Building With Precast Concrete Panels — Dressing Up a Truss Roof — Surviving Tough Times — Tool Test: Hardware Nailers — Working With Setting Compounds


April 2008

In this issue: Building a Curved Stairway — Decorative Shingling With Fiber Cement — Framing Flaws — Period Kitchen Remodel — Surviving Wildfire


May 2008

In this issue: Beyond the Basics With ICFs — Rebuilding a Chimney Top — Running Wire in Conduit — Stretching the Span With Steel — Writing a Best-Practice Manual


June 2008

In this issue: A Close Look at Common Energy Claims — A Roof Full of Windows — Framing a Walkout Basement — Selling the "Design" in Design-Build


July 2008

In this issue: A Pier-and-Beam Foundation For a Coastal Site — Framing Red Flags — Gluing Wood Flooring to Concrete — Innovative Products 2008 — Remodeling a Working Kitchen


August 2008

In this issue: 21st-Century Greek Revival — Adding Under — Making the Best of Rising Energy Costs — Simple Sill Pans


September 2008

In this issue: Building Log Homes — Cutting The Dust From Fiber Cement — Expanding a Narrow Laundry Room — Waterproofing A Rooftop Deck


October 2008

In this issue: Acid Staining a Concrete Floor — Flashing a Chimney With Soldered Copper — Making Room for a Bigger Kitchen — Soundproofing A Band Room — Tool Test 18-Volt Impact Drivers


November 2008

In this issue: Fitting Out a Custom Closet — Inlaying Ceramic Tile in a Wood Floor — Retrofitting an Insulated Cold Roof — Shop-Built Portico for a Shingle-Style Home


December 2008

In this issue: Adding to an Existing Slab Foundation — Custom Modular for the Coast — Rescuing a Manufactured-Stone Wall — Restoring Wood Shutters — Using Bending Rail