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Welcome to Breaktime!

Whether you're a beginner looking for help with your first project or an expert eager to pass along time-saving tips, you'll find what you're looking for right here in Fine Homebuilding's famous forum.

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2. If you can't be nice, be polite.

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Greetings Breaktime Fans! Join the conversation in our general discussions folder.
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by DanH
Discuss, ask questions, and answer questions about general construction techniques.
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by oldhand
Share photos of your building projects by uploading your images to our new slideshow player
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by user-2409187
FHB's first official project house is underway! This Q&A forum is for communication and adjudication on the processes and decisions of the editors and authors.
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by florida
From spray-foam to solar panels, join the conversation in this folder on all things energy, heating and insulation
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by florida
Do you run a construction or contracting business or just have questions on the topic? Join the discussion here.
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by Hilin1975
From circular saws to titanium hammers, share your buying, using and troubleshooting tips.
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by mike mahan
It's not about the color, it's about the concepts. Join the discussion on efficient and effective building practices, otherwise known to as "green"
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by Dodoak
Buy and sell your stuff in the Breaktime Classified,
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by silver77
Post a job or look for one on the Breaktime job board
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by remover
Keep up to date on the Breaktime Fest, the series of live events hosted by friendly members of the community.
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Info about the upcoming fest at Mike Smith's place!
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Breaktime has moved twice. This is the archive from our first incarnation.
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by diversityx
Post feedback and questions about the Web site and magazine
This forum recently moved. While we're fixing and tweaking this site post your suggestions or questions here.
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by DanH
Tell us how we're doing in print and online
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Talk to Fine Homebuilding's editors and Web producers. Our door is always open!
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