Charles Bickford is a carpenter, writer, photographer, and a former senior editor for Fine Homebuilding magazine who lives with his wife Lisa in an old house in Ivoryton, CT.
Charles Bickford tries out Newborn’s Hybrid Tech caulk gun.
With its (fairly) new blade locking mechanism, the mighty MultiMaster still runs strong.
Practical advice from deck builders and building scientists on how to build better, longer-lasting decks.
These tricky cantilevered structures demand careful framing and waterproofing details.