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July 28, 2016
A simple redesign of the stairs affords the opportunity to convert part of the stairwell into extra living space in an upstairs bedroom
July 27, 2016
LSL outperforms dimensional lumber for stringers
July 26, 2016
Get excess wood out of the walls - skip headers where they are unnecessary and use rim joist headers where they are.
July 25, 2016
There are many materials you can use for framing a floor: standard dimensional lumber, heavy timber (as in timber framing or post-and-beam construction), open web joists, and wooden I-joists are…
July 23, 2016
From 6 columns to 2 opens up basement space for future finishing.
July 18, 2016
Fasten Master's FlatLOK screws draw Microllam LVL layers together
July 8, 2016
In this episode, host and managing editor Justin Fink talks with editor-in-chief Rob Yagid and design editor Brian Pontolilo about mold problems, roof-framing options, and the moral obligation of building…
July 6, 2016
Visually, the ProHOME’s dormered roofline defines the house. The large gable dormer creates the space for the large master bathroom, while the shed dormer accommodates the other full bath and…
In their attempt to reduce the amount of wood in the walls and increase the amount of insulation, Guertin and Maines adopted advanced-framing techniques. Spacing the studs and joists 24…
The ProHOME framing package is a mix of engineered and dimensional lumber. The goal was to reduce the amount of framing lumber in order to improve thermal performance and to…
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