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xx   HOUSE

How to build a dormer.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1976 (v.54#9) pg. 54

How to add a second story dormer that runs the entire length of a house. Work on the remodeling was done by a contractor, although the steps are described.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #165 Aug 1975 (v.25#6) pg. 32

Build a dormer. The basics of framing a shed or a gable-end dormer addition.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #280 Jul-Aug 1987 (v.37#6) pg. 62

A large shed dormer (8x20-ft.). Cost and materials guide for a popular remodeling project.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #306 Mar 1990 (v.40#3) pg. 66

Wallpapering a dormer. Covering an awkward corner with paper and borders can create a unique result.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #308 May 1990 (v.40#5) pg. 72

Briarcombe. Salvaged timbers and refined details combine in this artists' retreat. Includes construction details for eyebrow dormers.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #20 Apr-May 1984 pg. 28

Building an arched dormer.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #23 Oct-Nov 1984 pg. 66

A shed-dormer addition. Extensive remodeling triples the space of a small Cape Cod style house.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #24 Dec 1984-Jan 1985 pg. 47

Shed-dormer retrofit. Turn your attic into living space by raising the roof to form a large shed dormer.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #35 Oct-Nov 1986 pg. 46

Gable-dormer retrofit. Where and how to cut roofing shingles when installing a gable dormer.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #40 Jun-Jul 1987 pg. 10

Framing doghouse dormers. Two ways to frame a basic gable dormer. Includes information on trimming the dormer with crown molding.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #41 Aug-Sep 1987 pg. 60

Raising an eyebrow. Two method used to frame wave-like (eyebrow) dormers.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #65 Feb-Mar 1991 pg. 80
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #84 Oct-Nov 1993 pg. 28

Framing a barrel-roof dormer.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #98 Oct-Nov 1995 pg. 14

Add living space to the second floor of a house by building a shed dormer.
HANDY ANDY Mar 1981 (v.5#6) pg. 36

Building gable dormers.
PARENTS HOME Apr 1981 (v.5#7) pg. 60

Roof dormers make attics useful.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1963 (v.120#4) pg. 164

How to add light and space with roof dormers. Basic framing for four styles of dormers.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1976 (v.145#5) pg. 110

How to add a dormer to an attic for the purpose of installing a bathroom in a new attic bedroom.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1973 (v.203#3) pg. 93

How to add a dormer to your house. Instructions for framing a gabled dormer, a shed dormer and a skylight dormer.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1979 (v.215#3) pg. 119

Details of roof and dormer framing for a new upper room on a two-story house.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1983 (v.223#6) pg. 133

Adding a giant dormer to an existing house will result in a large second-story room at right angles to the existing roof. Tips on design and construction.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1986 (v.229#1) pg. 68

How to add a dormer to your house. Diagrams show how to cut through the roof, frame the dormer, add siding, shingle, and flash the unit in one weekend.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Fall 1980 pg. 75

Dormers embellish a roof. Photos and drawings illustrate framing for roof dormers.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1967 (v.23#4) pg. 19