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Doghouse Dormers: Framing from the Ground Up Doghouse Dormers: Framing from the Ground Up Online Membership Required

Assembling parts on the ground and cutting the roof at the last minute provide a low-stress route to a high-value project

Q & A: Tying a new roof into an old one

Q & A: How to insulate a shed roof

Rolling Roof Trusses

Factory-made trusses save time and give you a roof engineered for strength and stability

Ranchformation in Just 6 Months

Fixing the hard parts first gets a couple into their remodeled house before winter

10 Rules for Framing
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10 Rules for Framing

Guidelines for working efficiently and knowing how good is good enough

Keep a Dormer Addition Clean and DryOnline Membership Required

A well-planned construction sequence contains the debris and keeps the rain out of the house

Roof Framing with Engineered LumberOnline Membership Required

Tips from a custom framer make the engineered-lumber learning curve easier to negotiate

Q & A: Open attic storage

A Gable-Dormer RetrofitOnline Membership Required

Framing around an existing roof requires different skeletons for two similar structures

Designing Roofs for Snow CountryOnline Membership Required

The right roof slope, materials and venting will lengthen the life of the roof and the structure under it

A Different Approach to Rafter LayoutOnline Membership Required

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

Making Plywood Box BeamsOnline Membership Required

Glue, staples and a little engineering turn sheets of plywood into trusses and columns

Installing a Rubber RoofOnline Membership Required

Forget the mess of roll roofing -- for flat or low-slope roofs, EPDM membranes are the way to go

Roof FlashingOnline Membership Required

Installation details can make the difference between a trouble-free roof and an expensive callback

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