Tim Carter shows a nifty trick when framing walls for a house. Don't allow an interior wall to touch an exterior wall. Leave a 3/4-inch gap so you can slide drywall in one giant piece instead of having to cut it at the corners. This wall framing trick also helps prevent air infiltration because the […]
Watch the video below to see what I thought about the Rosemont Inn B&B in Utica, NY. It was a splendid bed and breakfast run by a wonderful spiritual family. I taped the video on a whim without the proper equipment. I had no tripod, no great lighting, etc. so that's why some of the […]
I was invited to visit the Briggs & Stratton world headquarters in Milwaukee, WI on April 17, 2015. The day was filled with meetings, testing of their new products and a short tour of their amazing museum of original Briggs & Stratton products spanning over 100 years. This is a crazy mashup video showing me […]
Tim Carter demonstrates the bulky Coast LK375 Light Knife pocketknife. If you're a 6' 5" lumberjack with BIG hands, this could be your dream knife. The above is an affiliate link. I get a tiny commission if you purchase this item from Amazon.
There are all sorts of other tool reviews out there that describe this amazing tool. You can read those if you want, but I feel a picture is worth 1,000 words and a video, quite possibly, is worth 50,000 words. With a video, as long as you trust the source - and you can trust […]
You may not think this is a building and remodeling topic, but it is. This is a look back in time as to how your ancestors moved logs around to build their houses, moved rocks to clear land, etc. I URGE you to read the COMMENTS below once you've watched Dick the horse respond to […]
Tim discusses new technology that alerts you when it's time to change your furnace or AC air filters. The notification can be via email. You can play the AsktheBuilder Filterscan Game. Just CLICK HERE to play. You could win prizes. (Prize deadline is November 17, 2014.)