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JLC: Building a Worker-Centered Crew

 

HVP lead carpenter, Ian Schwandt, writes for The Journal of Light Construction. Read Part 1 of 4 on developing a “worker-centered crew” while meeting the needs of employers and clients.


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Fine Homebuilding: Rotten-Sill Repair

 

HVP’s very own in-house lead carpenter, Ian Schwandt, writes for Fine Homebuilding’s January 2020 issue. In it he shares HVP’s approach to fixing a failing timber-frame sill beam.


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The Journal of Light Construction online magazine: Blending in a Crooked Dormer, written by HVP’s lead carpenter, Ian Schwandt, JLC Contributing Editor.

 

Dealing with out-of-level and out-of-square buildings is commonplace in remodeling. Whether it is an interior door or a tricky cabinet scribe, remodeling carpenters are used to being told by our client or our boss to “make it look right.”


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Marshall Miles Interviews Mason Lord, Hudson Valley Preservation

 

Robin Hood radio presents a podcast on August 7, 2019. Listen to Marshall interview Mason about HVP, building science, and the design-build process.


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Fine Home Building Podcast 190:Becoming a Contractor, Patching Old Siding, and Strengthening a Building With Spray Foam

 

Tune in to Fine Home Building’s podcast with lead carpenter, Andy Engel, as special guest, as they talk about the craft of home building, remodeling and design.


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Fine Home Building Podcast 187: Missing Ductwork, Rooftop Decks, and Waterproof Mechanical Rooms

 

The hosts of Fine Home Building’s podcast read what they dub “Ian’s Eight Commandments for Carpenter Apprentices” as created by our lead carpenter, Ian Schwandt.


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Fine Home Building Magazine: Residential builders are beginning to experiment with fluid flashing products developed for commercial jobs

 

By now, conscientious builders know that window and door openings need to be flashed carefully to keep out water. For residential builders, the most common way to flash openings is with peel-and-stick membrane.


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5th Time Winner of a Chrysalis Award

 

Since 1993, The Chrysalis Awards have honored the finest remodeling projects in the nation that reflect the professional excellence of the residential and commercial remodeling industry. The awards cover 28 categories of residential and commercial remodeling, and winners are selected for each of four geographical regions of the country. The regional winners are then judged to select a national winner for each category.