34 years of how-to articles, tips, techniques, and tools for on-the-job success. The Fine Homebuilding Magazine Archive is a tool that no builder, contractor, semi-pro, or serious DIYer, should be without. In one amazingly easy-to-search disc, you’ll enjoy 34 years of content from our award-winning magazine. That’s all 256 issues of Fine Homebuilding, starting with Issue #1 and including all the issues from 2015.
You’ll get the classic articles, timeless projects, a wealth of how-to techniques, plus insight from our respected contributors and their secrets for success – all the expert advice you need to work better, faster, and smarter. And with the 2015 Fine Homebuilding Magazine Archive, that information is right at your fingertips – it’s a breeze to search through, and you’ll know that every technique and tip you find here is field-tested and comes from a working pro, master builder, respected authority, or seasoned tradesperson.
This year’s Archive includes articles that readers said they couldn’t do without, such as “Deck Footings Done Right” and “The Water Heater Payoff” both from issue #236. Issue #242’s Master Carpenter feature, “Fast and Accurate Wall Framing” responded with Fine Homebuilding’saudience, as did issue #241’s “You Don’t Know Foam.”
Our Tool Tests give readers the advice they need so they buy what suits them best, and our Shop Vacs test in issue #240 was hugely popular. Other recent favorites you’ll find in this year’s archive: “Installing Semicustom Cabinets” (issue #241), “Make an Old Deck Safe” (issue #238), and “Undercabinet Lighting Is Better than Ever” from issue #241.