Tag Archives: clay brick

Tips for laying bricks

Tips for laying bricks   As with most trades, when a trades person lays a brick, it looks so easy, and when you (or I ) try it, it doesn't work so easily. So I went to the trades training section of George Brown College in Toronto, Ontario to pick up some of those little…
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Get the Lighting Right: 8 Mistakes to Avoid

Get the Lighting Right: 8 Mistakes to Avoid Kerrie Kelly   Interior designers are often called upon to give input about lighting in residential environments. In trying to tackle a lighting dilemma, many fixtures get specified in living areas, kitchens and baths that waste energy and do not get light where it is needed most.…
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Garage Workshop Foundation and Slab

Garage Workshop Foundation and Slab By Benjamin Hardy   As with any structure, a new garage foundation plays a crucial role in the integrity of the building above: A quality foundation will last many years, but a poorly laid one can cause many headaches down the road.   Rarely considered a do-it-yourself project, laying the…
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Flat Roof Construction

Flat Roof Construction - How to Build a Flat Roof - Roofing Kits Design and Planning Advice This project is sponsored by Waterproof Systems   Summary: Guide to Flat Roof Construction - How to Build a Flat Roof. Learn how to make and install a flat roof on your building, with advice on flat roof…
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Building Your Dream Home on Your Own Lot

Building Your Dream Home on Your Own Lot By Michele Lerner   Do you have a new home floor plan that you love, or land that inspires you, or both? If you dream of designing a new home that takes full advantage of the unique geography and views of land that you love, then you’re…
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Build Your Own Storage Shed!

Build Your Own Storage Shed! by Nathanael Scheffler   Hello Instructables! This is my entry into the Shopbot Contest. This Instructable will show you the steps to building your own shed.   We decided that our shed would be for storage because we wanted to get some stuff out of the garage so we can use…
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