March 6, 2016
Beams, defined as elongated members that are loaded perpendicular to their long axis, are critical to the structure of a house. The classic example of a double or triple 2x…
March 1, 2001
Q: I’m planning to mill some maple for flooring that will go over a plywood subfloor. How wide and thick should I make the boards, and should I quarter-saw the wood?…
January 1, 1997
Q: I’m building a deck and plan to plank it with premium grade, 5/4-in. by 6-in. pressure-treated southern yellow pine. I’m unsure about which side of the boards should be facing…
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