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Reproducing historic architectural details Reproducing historic architectural details Online Membership Required

When a train station's 120-year-old roof brackets decay, a carpenter braces the roof and constructs a detailed template to guide the restoration 

Smart Deck-Framing StrategiesOnline Membership Required

Ledger brackets, flexible flashing, and a joist-hanger jig are a few field-tested tricks for overcoming construction challenges

Trouble-free Pocket DoorsOnline Membership Required

With a hardware kit and careful framing, you can install these space-saving doors

Block-cutting guide
Tip: Block-cutting guide

Stud-cutting bench
Tip: Stud-cutting bench

A Different Approach to Rafter LayoutOnline Membership Required

Measuring along the bottom of the rafters and using a site-built jig simplify the process

Simple Tools for Faster FramingOnline Membership Required

An expert framer describes how to get more done in less time with the help of patterns, templates and jigs

The Scribed Ellipse

An easy way to lay out elliptical coves

Framing under a peak
Tip: Framing under a peak

Framing jig
Tip: Framing jig

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