A solidly constructed wood frame is the key to a well-built house. This collection of articles from "Fine Homebuilding" magazine provides firsthand knowledge on how to frame floors, walls and ceilings like the pros. You'll learn how to: frame walls faster and straighterbuild solid, squeakless floorsSave money and time with efficient planning, layout and cutting techniquesand much more Since it began publication in 1981, Fine Homebuilding" has been the magazine of choice for builders and homeowners interested in working smarter, faster and better. The "Best of Fine Homebuilding" series organizes the most useful articles from the first 100 issues of Fine Homebuilding" magazine by subject. Whether you are working on your own house or in the building trades, you will find the field-tested information you need right here.
Featuring "solutions" to the often unused garage space in any home, this home decorating guide shows readers how to spruce up a garage, build a shed and workbench, and organize storage space. Original.
An enlightening guide to "trimming" any room or space offers readers plentiful advice on how to embellish ceilings, windows, doors, and walls, covering fluted side casing, beadboard wainscoting, bull's-eye corner blocks, and much, much more. Original.
A designer's guide to using paint offers dozens of ideas and hundreds of colorful photographs and illustrations detailing a wide range of design ideas, covering paint selection, surface preparation, and much, much more. Original.
Written by master carpenters, this collection of articles culled from the pages of "Fine Homebuilding" teaches readers the techniques that professionals use to measure, lay out, design, and build a wide variety of roofs.
A colorfully illustrated guide to lighting up any space covers more than lighting fixtures, offering 335 color photos and twenty color illustrations, all illuminating ideas that can easily be adapted to a wide variety of rooms. Original.