Looks my formatting got hosed by the server. Here's the diagram again. Ignore the periods. .....__...window sits on this shelf ____|..|_____ ...
I'm installing new windows and need to "mill" away the "strip" of wood that runs in the center of the window opening. Reason being, that my new wi...
Thanks for the response, AE. I couldn't get the .pdf to open for me. From following the other link, it seems that Lacquer will have the least visu...
I would like to cover my existing dark-varnished knotty pine T&G bedroom walls with a thin (maybe 1/4") cedar T&G, but want to keep the cedar as l...
Thanks for taking the time to explain this to me in so much detail, Homebuild. When the time comes to build my new house, I'm certainly consider t...
Thanks for the info, guys. Homebuild, I have read that 2x6 walls allow for an R value of 21. As far as I know, 1" foam typically has an R value of...
Thanks for all of the responses, everyone. Tperez, there is no real justification for the light, other than me not wanting to come home to a p...
I live on a county road where the street lights are few and far between. My street is absolutely pitch black at night, and I'd like to install a so...
I live on a county road where the street lights are few and far between. My street is absolutely pitch black at night, and I'd like to install a s...
I've got a post-and-beam home that uses tongue and groove 2x6's with a 1 3/4" space between them for interior walls. Every post I've read regarding...
I own a 600 square foot post and beam house with a crawlspace foundation on a sizeable chunk of land, and would like to build a new larger home be...
Since the majority of the foundation problems involve water in one way or another, would it be effective to build a "foundation awning" of sorts? T...
Thanks for the response, k2. What I found was that a standard 34x76 patio door replacemnt glass, thermo, low E, tempered, was roughly $130 in my a...
Pardon the stupid question, but would it be possible to install raw window glass into a properly-spaced and gasketed channel cut into say, a 2x6 a...
I'm not talking about trim molding, if that's what you mean. I was referring to a curved corner, a change in the framing of the wall intersection...