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Tip shows how to make a temporary brace from an old strap hinge that will hold one end of a long piece of siding while you start the nails at the other end.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1978 (v.56#6) pg. 108

A do-it-together project: re-siding your house.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1984 (v.62#7) pg. 78

Siding that sparkles. Tips for cleaning vinyl or aluminum siding, and for painting it.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1998 (v.76#4) pg. 57

Fixer upper. How to revive a house from an aged aluminum siding back to its original clapboard facade. Removing the old siding, stripping paint, patching the wood and repainting.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Summer 2002 (v.25#9) pg. 46

How to plan, prepare, and install aluminum siding.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1980 (v.3#11) pg. 23

Save energy dollars and eliminate painting with aluminum siding. Tips for installing aluminum siding on your house.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1982 (v.5#9) pg. 21

Putting up house siding. Tips on selecting and installing vinyl, aluminum, steel, and wood siding.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1984 (v.7#12) pg. 38

Warming up the house. Tips on insulating and recladding a 73-year-old house.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1984 (v.8#2) pg. 12

Siding survey. An overview of options for the consumer who is planning to re-side. Includes tips on installing vinyl siding.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1988 (v.11#11) pg. 29

Tip on installing wall sheathing (underneath siding) to prevent warping. Tip on replacing a damaged piece of siding.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1988 (v.11#11) pg. 48

The affordable facelift. Siding options for the weather-worn home. A description of vinyl and aluminum sidings.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1992 (v.15#11) pg. 14

Tips on using slab wood (a by-product of lumber milling) as siding for rustic-looking buildings.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1996 (v.19#6) pg. 11

Show your best side. A look at house siding options (vinyl, aluminum, solid wood, hardboard, Novabrik and asphalt shingles). Includes tips on corner treatments and flashing around doors and windows.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul-Aug 1997 (v.20#10) pg. 40

The delicate art of gingerbread. How to make and install Victorian-style gingerbread details on a home.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1997 (v.21#2) pg. 46

How to split pine shingles (shakes) for use as siding or roofing.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1993 (v.77#4) pg. 50

Preserving the outside finish on architecturally significant old wooden houses. Suggests practices to prevent excessive levels of moisture from getting into the wood.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Oct 1985 (v.16#5) pg. 37

Blocking. Wood that looks like stone. A description of the siding technique in which boards are shaped and grooved to simulate ashlar (stone block) masonry used to build many English Georgian houses.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Feb 1989 (v.20#1) pg. 69

Repairing siding, including clapboard, wood shingle and asbestos shingle.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #87 Aug 1965 (v.15#4) pg. 28

How to repair roof shingles, flashings and asbestos siding shingles.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #127 Jun 1971 (v.21#5) pg. 53

How to keep house siding and trim in prime condition.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #137 Aug 1972 (v.22#6) pg. 40

How to restore house siding. Maintenance tips cover removal of rust and mildew stains, repair of siding and trim, and caulking tips.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #145 Jun 1973 (v.23#5) pg. 58

A look at the variety of siding materials, styles, and textures that are available, and a comparison between them.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #164 Jun 1975 (v.25#5) pg. 34

A look at common types of siding and trim maintenance jobs. Where to look for the minor problems and how to fix them to avoid expensive repairs later.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #172 Apr 1976 (v.26#4) pg. 38

A review of siding materials that are available. Tips on how to choose the siding for your house. How to estimate how much you will need, and step-by-step installation instructions.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #189 Apr 1978 (v.28#4) pg. 28

How to handle insulation plug scars. Refinishing tips that help you avoid residing.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #198 Apr 1979 (v.29#4) pg. 58

How to renovate vinyl, aluminum, or steel siding.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #208 Apr 1980 (v.30#4) pg. 32

How to resurface soffits and fascia with aluminum and vinyl systems.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #208 Apr 1980 (v.30#4) pg. 44

Tip: How to replace a damaged section of clapboard siding.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #209 May-Jun 1980 (v.30#5) pg. 59

Button up a bungalow. How to use two shop vacuums to blow insulation into the walls of a house. Also includes tips on removing old siding and installing new.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #223 Nov 1981 (v.31#9) pg. 45

Tip: Use templates to get tight fits when cutting bevel or clapboard siding.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #228 Apr 1982 (v.32#4) pg. 116

Guide to roofing and siding products. How to choose the best ones for your needs.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #238 Apr 1983 (v.33#4) pg. 35

Low-cost facelift. Recycle your siding by taking it off and turning the painted side to the wall.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #238 Apr 1983 (v.33#4) pg. 56

How to replace a single wood shingle.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #241 Sep 1983 (v.33#7) pg. 88

Restyle your house with siding. Photos and drawings illustrate how to dramatically change the outside appearance of your home.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #248 Apr 1984 (v.34#4) pg. 36

Re-siding secrets. What you need to know when considering do-it-yourself re-siding.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #248 Apr 1984 (v.34#4) pg. 40

Tips on removing stains from "Masonite" siding.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #250 Jul-Aug 1984 (v.34#6) pg. 16

Tip: Use plastic, caulk and a trim board to prevent rain water from damaging the bottom of hardboard siding.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #267 Mar 1986 (v.36#3) pg. 120

Tips on rejuvenating old aluminum siding.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #285 Jan 1988 (v.38#1) pg. 18

Tips on removing and disposing of house siding which contains asbestos.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #287 Mar 1988 (v.38#3) pg. 11

Facts about choosing siding. Pros & cons of vinyl, aluminum and steel.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #289 May-Jun 1988 (v.38#5) pg. 72

How to replace a damaged section of vinyl siding.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #329 Jun 1992 (v.42#6) pg. 6

How to replace damaged wood lap siding.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #329 Jun 1992 (v.42#6) pg. 16

How to repair metal siding.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #339 Jun 1993 (v.43#6) pg. 15

Reinventing wood. Tips on selecting and working with oriented strand board, hardboard siding, and wood I-beams.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #355 Feb 1995 (v.45#2) pg. 24

Simple technique for rehooking a loose strip of vinyl siding along the channel-and-lip horizontal joints.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #364 Dec 1995-Jan 1996 (v.46#1) pg. 77

An detailed look at vinyl siding, how to judge its quality and the basics of a good installation job.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #365 Feb 1996 (v.46#2) pg. 28

How to replace rotted sections of hardboard siding.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #391 Sep 1998 (v.48#8) pg. 23

Trouble-free vinyl siding installation advice from experienced installers.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #402 Oct 1999 (v.49#9) pg. 43

Proper nailing pattern for board and batten siding.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #1 Feb-Mar 1981 pg. 6
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #4 Aug-Sep 1981 pg. 9

Salvage old siding by cutting nails from the inside using a reciprocating saw and metal cutting blade.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #2 Apr-May 1981 pg. 5

How to make and attach sawtooth shingles as a decorative touch on buildings sided with wooden shingles.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #2 Apr-May 1981 pg. 60

How to side a house with redwood bark.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #3 Jun-Jul 1981 pg. 66

Sidewall shingling. How to select and install cedar shingles. Only normal hand tools and basic carpentry skills are required.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #8 Apr-May 1982 pg. 60

Pattern shingling. Carpenter-gothic siding designs for a 19th-century house.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #18 Dec 1983-Jan 1984 pg. 53

Tip: How to trim the bottom of vertical house siding to produce a crisp, straight line.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #20 Apr-May 1984 pg. 14

How to make your own resawn wood siding on-site using a reciprocating saw.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #23 Oct-Nov 1984 pg. 14

Sidewall shingling. How to install cedar shingle siding.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #28 Aug-Sep 1985 pg. 63
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #30 Dec 1985-Jan 1986 pg. 4
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #32 Apr-May 1986 pg. 6

Chart provides factors for determining the exact amount of material needed for the five basic types of wood siding.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #31 Feb-Mar 1986 pg. 84

How to trim siding to fit half-round (arched) windows without having to jigsaw each piece of siding separately.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #36 Dec 1986-Jan 1987 pg. 16

Installing bevel siding on a curved wall. Some tips.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #39 Apr-May 1987 pg. 8

How to fit inside corners when installing beveled siding.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #40 Jun-Jul 1987 pg. 10

Marking device is used to establish cutlines for clapboards where they abut trim pieces.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #40 Jun-Jul 1987 pg. 16

Diagnosing stains on cedar siding.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #47 Jun-Jul 1988 pg. 16

Siding with clapboards. Covers tools, material, preparation, installation, etc.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #47 Jun-Jul 1988 pg. 48
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #49 Oct-Nov 1988 pg. 4
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #50 Dec 1988-Jan 1989 pg. 4

Cutting and fitting a sunburst pattern of clapboards between the top of an arched window and the peak of a gable wall.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #51 Feb-Mar 1989 pg. 14

Jig for cutting scarf joints in clapboard with a handsaw.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #51 Feb-Mar 1989 pg. 28

Correct way to face boards (with regard to annular rings) and correct nail pattern for board-and-batten siding.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #54 Jun-Jul 1989 pg. 14

Decorative sidewall shingles. Custom-cut wood shingles make a variety of complex patterns.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #54 Jun-Jul 1989 pg. 42

Tip for cutting and installing cedar shingles in an arch pattern so as to minimize chances of leaking.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #57 Dec 1989-Jan 1990 pg. 14

Drying rack allows house siding to be primed and painted before installing.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #60 Apr-May 1990 pg. 28

Tips on painting new softwood siding.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #60 Apr-May 1990 pg. 100

Tip on making a uniform-depth cut in existing clapboard siding by attaching a base strip to the siding.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #67 Apr-May 1991 pg. 28

Tip on restoring scarred cedar shingles by brushing with the grain using a wire brush.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #67 Apr-May 1991 pg. 28

Simple clip supports one end of clapboards during installation.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #71 Dec 1991-Jan 1992 pg. 26

Installing board-and-batten siding. Emphasizes the need to plan for windows and doors first.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #75 Jun-Jul 1992 pg. 52
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #89 Jun-Jul 1994 pg. 18

Rethinking the cornice return. Using standard ogee gutters to mimic this classical detail.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #77 Oct-Nov 1992 pg. 46

Technique for pattern routing of decorative exterior trim (ornate fascia, rake trim, bargeboards, vergeboards, ...). Included in an article on restoring a Carpenter Gothic train station.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #81 Apr-May 1993 pg. 50

Advice on residing a 100-year-old Victorian house.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #82 Jun-Jul 1993 pg. 14

Choosing siding. Comparing traditional wood with wood-based composites, vinyl, steel, and aluminum.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #83 Aug-Sep 1993 pg. 40
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #84 Oct-Nov 1993 pg. 4
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #85 Dec 1993-Jan 1994 pg. 8

Building an ornate cornice. Cabinet-grade trim is used to restore a Victorian facade on a San Francisco house. Includes tips on doing the detective work to locate the original architectural details and fabricating the replacement trim.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #86 Feb-Mar 1994 pg. 78

Tip on gang-cutting angled clapboards.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #89 Jun-Jul 1994 pg. 28

Installing horizontal wood siding. A carpenter's tricks for accurately laying out, cutting and fitting the classic wood siding. Looks at bevel, shiplap, channel rustic and drop siding.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #96 Jun-Jul 1995 pg. 80

Make zero-maintenance exterior crown molding from aluminum gutter.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #102 Apr-May 1996 pg. 28

Siding with cedar shingles. Includes instructions for using woven corners instead of corner boards.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #102 Apr-May 1996 pg. 54

Tip on replacing an individual piece of tongue-and-groove bevel siding.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #105 Oct-Nov 1996 pg. 22

Installing wood clapboards. How an experienced crew uses a story pole and an efficient work sequence to install this traditional siding.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #112 Oct-Nov 1997 pg. 62
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #114 Feb-Mar 1998 pg. 6, 8, 10
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #115 Apr-May 1998 pg. 6

Quick and easy system for priming the end-grain of trim boards after trimming to length just before installation.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #114 Feb-Mar 1998 pg. 30

A large exterior cornice is made from built-up moldings shaped on a radial arm saw using a molding head.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #115 Apr-May 1998 pg. 83
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #117 Jun-Jul 1998 pg. 8

Replacement exterior trim for a Victorian house is made from wood and PVC pipe.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #117 Jun-Jul 1998 pg. 30

Importance of priming all six sides of a clapboard before installation.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #118 Aug-Sep 1998 pg. 48

Tip on using a router and bearing-guided bit to trim outside corners on shingled walls.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #119 Oct-Nov 1998 pg. 32

Pattern for custom-made steel corners for use with cement-based and hardboard lap sidings. Steel corners won't shrink like wooden corner boards.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #120 Dec 1998-Jan 1999 pg. 30

Method for creating a diamond pattern in sidewall shingles.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #121 Feb-Mar 1999 pg. 18

Recommended steps for washing and painting aluminum siding.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #124 Jun-Jul 1999 pg. 22

Simple jig made from cedar shingles is used to facilitate the one-person installation of clapboard siding.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #124 Jun-Jul 1999 pg. 38

Tips on framing a house with poplar and siding it with red oak.
FINE WOODWORKING #31 Nov-Dec 1981 pg. 30

How to repair walls covered with cedar shingles.
HANDY ANDY Jul 1979 (v.3#9) pg. 47

How to apply wood shingles to exterior walls.
HANDY ANDY Oct 1979 (v.4#1) pg. 40

Wood sidings and how to install them.
HANDY ANDY Sep 1980 (v.4#10) pg. 18

A guide to house siding. Looks at costs and benefits of aluminum, vinyl, cedar, pine, hardboard, and cedar shakes.
HARROWSMITH #115 Apr-May 1994 (v.18#7) pg. 31

Facts about redwood bevel siding.
HOME CRAFTSMAN Oct 1963 pg. 25

How to repair damaged siding. Covers aluminum lap, wood bevel, wood shingle, and asbestos/cement siding.
HOME MECHANIX #709 May 1987 (v.83) pg. 90

Gingerbread houses. How to restore, renew, and recreate the decorative fretwork found on Victorian-style homes.
HOME MECHANIX #752 Feb 1991 (v.87) pg. 42

Tips on installing beveled cedar siding over stucco.
HOME MECHANIX #753 Mar 1991 (v.87) pg. 16

High-style low-maintenance millwork. Tips on selecting and installing decorative exterior moldings.
HOME MECHANIX #755 May 1991 (v.87) pg. 44

Special-effect shingles. How to create an endless variety of siding patterns with fancy-butt cedar shingles.
HOME MECHANIX #756 Jun 1991 (v.87) pg. 33

Wrapping a house in vinyl. Professional advice on selecting a contractor to install vinyl siding.
HOME MECHANIX #758 Sep 1991 (v.87) pg. 24

Tip on painting vinyl siding.
HOME MECHANIX #784 Apr 1994 (v.90) pg. 96

Maintaining metal around your home. (1) Repair dented/damaged aluminum siding. (2) Protecting steel and iron from corrosion. (3) Caring for brass and copper.
HOME MECHANIX #786 Jun 1994 (v.90) pg. 18

Re-siding alternatives. (1) Vinyl designed for period homes. (2) Synthetic stucco.
HOME MECHANIX #786 Jun 1994 (v.90) pg. 52

Tip offers advice on replacing cedar shingle siding with vinyl siding.
HOME MECHANIX #801 Dec 1995-Jan 1996 (v.91) pg. 69

How to shop for wood siding. Everything you wanted to know about sidings but didn't know how to ask.
HOMEOWNER Mar 1984 (v.9#2) pg. 52

Basic carpentry. Part 19. Installing hardboard and wood horizontal siding.
HOMEOWNER Mar 1984 (v.9#2) pg. 57

Basic carpentry. Part 20. How to install shingles, shakes, vertical board and plywood siding.
HOMEOWNER Apr 1984 (v.9#3) pg. 54

How to repair damaged siding. Looks at aluminum siding, clapboard, and shingles.
HOMEOWNER Apr 1984 (v.9#3) pg. 66

Basic carpentry. Part 21. Installing aluminum and vinyl siding.
HOMEOWNER May 1984 (v.9#4) pg. 70

Tips on installing vinyl siding.
HOMEOWNER Oct 1984 (v.9#8) pg. 68

Tip: Simple wooden jig holds one end of house siding for one-man installation job.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1986 (v.11#7) pg. 16

How to remove and replace aluminum siding panels without damaging the interlocking joints.
HOMEOWNER Nov 1987 (v.12#9) pg. 64

Repairing rotten wood siding, window sill, porch post, deck post, etc.
HOMEOWNER Jun 1988 (v.13#5) pg. 58
Added Info HOMEOWNER Oct 1988 (v.13#8) pg. 7

Tip: Improve the appearance of aluminum siding by applying a polish recommended for aluminum boats.
HOMEOWNER Dec 1988 (v.13#10) pg. 56

Be your own house contractor. SPECIAL GUIDE to the PBS television series "Hometime". (1) How to work with designers, choose contractors and coordinate schedules. (2) Foundation options. (3) Framing fundamentals. (4) Mechanical systems (plumbing, heating, electrical). (5) Finishing the shell (roofing, siding, windows). (6) Energy efficiency. (7) Interior finishing. (8) Choosing & installing cabinets.
HOMEOWNER Jan-Feb 1989 (v.14#1) pg. 19
Correction HOMEOWNER Mar 1989 (v.14#2) pg. 4
Added Info HOMEOWNER Apr 1989 (v.14#3) pg. 7

Tip on nailing vinyl siding.
HOMEOWNER Dec 1989 (v.14#10) pg. 69

How to repair damaged siding. What you need to know to repair wood, brick, aluminum or stucco.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #2 Summer 1976 (v.1#2) pg. 32

How to get a good aluminum or vinyl siding job.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1980 (v.5#2) pg. 66

How to re-cover soffits and fascia boards with aluminum.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1980 (v.5#2) pg. 83

How to end stains from rusty nails by countersinking, removing rust, priming, and filling hole.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jan-Feb 1981 (v.6#1) pg. 118

What is available in house siding and the "secrets" of installation.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1981 (v.6#2) pg. 60

How to get a good siding job.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1982 (v.7#2) pg. 54

How to give wood siding the "natural look".
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1982 (v.7#2) pg. 61

Photo and prices show that rough-sawn plywood can be put on a house for about the same cost as painting.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #497 Oct 1969 (v.65) pg. 126

The basics of siding. A look at the different types of wood, metal and plastic sidings, how they are installed and representative costs.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #551 Apr 1974 (v.70) pg. 76

Install your own vinyl exterior siding.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #575 Apr 1976 (v.72) pg. 56

Consumers guide to aluminum and vinyl siding. Comparison of the two types, plus material cost estimating.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #575 Apr 1976 (v.72) pg. 68

How to install your own aluminum siding.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #592 Sep 1977 (v.73) pg. 60
Correction MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #594 Nov 1977 (v.73) pg. 4

Consumer's guide to house siding.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #617 Oct 1979 (v.75) pg. 71

How to reside your house with exterior paneling.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #618 Nov 1979 (v.75) pg. 52

Quick midwinter siding repairs. How to remove and replace a damaged wood or asbestos shingle.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #621 Feb 1980 (v.76) pg. 78

Do up your house in classic lap siding. Tips on installing wood, aluminum, vinyl, or hardboard lap siding.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #622 Mar 1980 (v.76) pg. 52

How to repair and restore wood siding. Looks at both clapboard and shakes.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #640 Sep 1981 (v.77) pg. 66

How to install sheet insulation and vinyl siding over existing siding. Photos illustrate the basic process.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #647 Apr 1982 (v.78) pg. 62

Residing the older house.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #652 Sep 1982 (v.78) pg. 59

Tips on residing with tongue-and-groove cedar boards over insulation panels that were installed over existing cedar-shake siding.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #664 Sep 1983 (v.79) pg. 48

Tips on removing and replacing damaged sections of clapboard siding.
NEW SHELTER Nov-Dec 1982 (v.3#9) pg. 19

For low maintenance and durable good looks, you can't beat natural sidings. An introduction to types of siding, installation, cost, etc.
NEW SHELTER Mar 1983 (v.4#3) pg. 72

Replacing a cracked or damaged piece of clapboard siding.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Feb 1975 (v.3#2) pg. 7

The case against substitute siding in old house restoration.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Apr 1980 (v.8#4) pg. 37

Tips on removing asbestos siding.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jun 1982 (v.10#6) pg. 120

Minor repairs of clapboards. How to repair salvageable boards and replace damaged ones without residing the whole house.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May 1984 (v.12#4) pg. 78

How to salvage original clapboards.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Aug-Sep 1985 (v.13#7) pg. 135

Tip on the best way to nail wood clapboard siding.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar 1986 (v.14#2) pg. 89
Added Info OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May 1986 (v.14#4) pg. 158

Shingle siding repair. How to remove damaged shingles and install replacements. Includes tips on adding vents and windows to a shingled wall.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Apr 1986 (v.14#3) pg. 118

Step-by-step instructions on how to carve a gable-end shell ornament and how to build a gable fan.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1989 (v.17#3) pg. 27

Clapboards. A glossary of horizontal wood-siding types and details on their installation.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1989 (v.17#3) pg. 32

Removing substitute siding (modern shingles, vinyl siding, aluminum siding, trowled finishes), protecting the house, and disposing of the debris.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1993 (v.21#5) pg. 55

Special report on roofing and siding. (1) Recreating classic clapboard siding with modern materials. (2) Laying a standing seam metal roof using the mallet and iron method. (3) Slate and shingle lookalikes. Manmade substitutes for natural roofings. (4) Wood shingle report.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1994 (v.22#6) pg. 31

Classic canvas. Siding gables with canvas is an unusual and historic technique.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1995 (v.23#3) pg. 52

Spins on shingle siding. The installation and aesthetics of 20th Century sidewalls. A description of single, double, ribbon and staggered coursing installation.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1996 (v.24#2) pg. 58

Advice on removing discoloration caused by natural extractives bleeding from wood siding.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1997 (v.25#1) pg. 10

Below the belt course. Understanding the construction and function of siding details.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1997 (v.25#5) pg. 58

How to remove artificial masonry veneer (Formstone) from a house exterior.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1998 (v.26#2) pg. 22

The craft of clapboarding. Traditional techniques for installing horizontal wood siding.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1999 (v.27#3) pg. 52

Shingle repair savvy. How to replace damaged or deteriorated wood siding shingles using the right tools and a little patience.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1999 (v.27#5) pg. 75

Comparison of prefinished house sidings.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1968 (v.130#4) pg. 160

Re-siding you can do yourself. Photos, diagrams and text explain how to install mineral siding (shingles) to an older clapboard sided house.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1974 (v.141#6) pg. 96

Tips on choosing a commercial siding contractor for your home.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1974 (v.141#6) pg. 108

All about siding. A survey of the pros and cons of the various types of siding that are available and tips on how to pick a reliable contractor.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1979 (v.151#4) pg. 144

Fifteen quick spring fix-ups you can do. Includes cleaning, repairing holes and sealing a blacktop driveway. Also covers repair work on house siding and gutters.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1979 (v.151#4) pg. 151

How to apply vinyl siding and replace a bay and other windows.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1984 (v.161#4) pg. 124

Super siding. Red-cedar shingles that go up 8-ft. at a time.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1988 (v.165#4) pg. 104

Advantages in using cedar shakes or shingles for siding or re-siding. Includes installation and maintenance tips.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1991 (v.168#1) pg. 94

Painting aluminum siding.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1993 (v.170#4) pg. 80

How to install clapboard siding.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1994 (v.171#7) pg. 76

Technique for repairing loose aluminum siding.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1995 (v.172#5) pg. 104

Installing vinyl siding, soffit and fascia.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1996 (v.173#9) pg. 91

Advice on protecting cedar siding.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1997 (v.174#3) pg. 93

Guide to prefinished house siding.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1965 (v.187#3) pg. 130

Homeowner's guide to house siding. A comparison of vinyl, aluminum, steel, hardboard and asbestos, board.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1974 (v.204#3) pg. 98

A look at what's available in residing materials, how to pick the best kind for your home and what to consider before doing it yourself.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1977 (v.211#3) pg. 118

How to cover soffits and fascias with aluminum or vinyl. Problems encountered with the installation of preformed, prepainted aluminum panels are noted.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1977 (v.211#5) pg. 120

Tips on installing aluminum soffit and fascia to eliminate the need for painting.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1980 (v.217#3) pg. 112

Redesign with siding. Re-siding provides an opportunity to upgrade insulation and improve the appearance of your house.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1982 (v.221#3) pg. 110

Tips on removing, reversing, and reusing clapboard siding as an alternative to scraping and sanding peeling paint.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1985 (v.226#3) pg. 82
Added Info POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1985 (v.227#1) pg. 4

Repairing cracked vinyl siding by replacing a damaged panel with new siding.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER May-Jun 1987 (v.2#5) pg. 72

Vinyl solutions. What is available in vinyl siding and trim materials.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1988 (v.3#6) pg. 48
Added Info PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Feb 1989 (v.4#1) pg. 12
Added Info PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Apr 1989 (v.4#3) pg. 9

Tips on two methods for nailing cedar siding.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Oct 1989 (v.4#7) pg. 8

Tip on painting vinyl siding.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER May-Jun 1990 (v.5#4) pg. 23

Installing "Lok-On" siding, aluminum siding installed without nails.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Jun 1965 (v.36#6) pg. 57

Re-siding your house yourself. Tips on installing vinyl siding.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Fall 1980 pg. 91

How to shingle exterior walls with wood shingles.
SUNSET Jun 1978 (v.160#6) pg. 126

How to pick quality vinyl siding and the contractor who installs it.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #816 Jun 1997 (v.93) pg. 41

Solution for split siding. How to replace a damaged section of lap (clapboard) siding.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #818 Sep 1997 (v.93) pg. 72

Replacing corner board trim on exterior siding.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #828 Sep 1998 (v.94) pg. 78

Residing, a good alternative to periodic house painting. Part 1. Residing with hardboard or plywood siding panels. Detailed information on preparing house to be resided.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1978 (v.34#2) pg. 24

Residing, a good alternative to periodic house painting. Part 2. Steel, aluminum, or vinyl.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1978 (v.34#3) pg. 30

Room addition. Part 6. Siding, windows and doors.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1978 (v.34#3) pg. 76

Installing prepainted aluminum soffit material, either perforated or solid, and prepainted aluminum fascia.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1980 (v.36#3) pg. 78

Mobile home given a new look with wood fiber siding. Some tips on installation.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1985 (v.41#2) pg. 100

Tips on applying new hardboard siding over an existing garage.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1986 (v.42#3) pg. 76

Residing an older home with vinyl or aluminum. Some tips.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1987 (v.43#2) pg. 103

Tip on replacing a broken siding shingle.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1987 (v.43#5) pg. 77

Tips on residing a 100-year-old church.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1989 (v.45#5) pg. 19

How to re-side your home. A look at the procedures and costs for both contracted and do-it-yourself options.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1990 (v.46#2) pg. 50
Added Info WORKBENCH May-Jun 1990 (v.46#3) pg. 4

Tips on when and how to prime the back, front, edges and ends of wood siding before installation.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1990 (v.46#3) pg. 11

Give aluminum, steel and vinyl siding new life by cleaning the paint.
WORKBENCH Apr-May 1991 (v.47#2) pg. 24

Re-siding a house. Advice on removing old siding, rewrapping, installing new siding and finishing touches.
WORKBENCH Oct 1997 (v.53#5) pg. 20

Siding options. A discussion of wood, wood composites, vinyl, metal, fiber cement and masonry.
WORKBENCH Oct 1997 (v.53#5) pg. 24