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

Cost-effective details to help houses weather the storm

Framing Tricky Truss Roofs
Framing Tricky Truss RoofsOnline Membership Required

Speed productions with trusses made for hips and valleys

Frame a Classic Shed DormerOnline Membership Required

If you start with a full-scale layout on the subfloor and plan for the finished details, the framing is relatively painless

Top-Down Roofing: How To Install Shingles on a Steep Turret
Video: Top-Down Roofing: How To Install Shingles on a Steep TurretOnline Membership Required

Smart framing and layout make this job seem easy

Reproducing historic architectural details
Reproducing historic architectural detailsOnline 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 

Restoring Montpelier's Historic Framing

Another chance for Montpelier's wood beams to shine

Weatherproofing Dormers
Weatherproofing Dormers

Flashing dormers using peel-and-stick bowties

Doghouse Dormers: Framing from the Ground UpOnline 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

Hip-Roof Framing Made EasierOnline Membership Required

Measure from the rafter's bottom edge for exact layout

Open Up a Ceiling with a Steel SandwichOnline Membership Required

Bolted between rafters, an angled steel flitch plate can eliminate the need for rafter ties in cathedral ceilings

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