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Remove One Wall and Join Two Rooms
Remove One Wall and Join Two RoomsOnline Membership Required

Hanging the ceiling joists from an engineered beam is the fast, simple way to replace a bearing wall

Fast and Accurate Wall Framing
Fast and Accurate Wall FramingOnline Membership Required

An experienced builder’s no-nonsense approach to the bones of a house

Wind-Resistant Framing Techniques
Wind-Resistant Framing TechniquesOnline Membership Required

Cost-effective details to help houses weather the storm

Build a temporary brace wall
Build a temporary brace wall

Before tearing down a load-bearing wall, you need to adequately support the structure

Anchor-bolt marker
Tip: Anchor-bolt marker

Framing a Rough Opening
Video: Framing a Rough OpeningOnline Membership Required

Scott Grice shares his method for framing rough door openings efficiently

A new home in half the time
A new home in half the time

Study results: Structural insulated panels win out over conventional framing 

Immersed in SIPs
Video: Immersed in SIPs

A tour of a SIP manufacturing facility reveals that efficiency begins on the factory floor

Curved walls done quickly
Curved walls done quicklyOnline Membership Required

Quick Curve Plates

Framing Big Gable Walls Safely and EfficientlyOnline Membership Required

Build them on the floor, lift them with specialized jacks, and eliminate extra footsteps wherever possible

A New Header for an Old WallOnline Membership Required

Forget the jacks and temporary framing; install the two-piece header one half at a time

Tip: Framing walls with 8-ft. studs

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