November 13, 2017
Despite some advantages over wood, light-gauge steel framing hasn’t made the leap to residential building, and the reasons why may surprise you.
This fundamental approach hinges on an accurate layout that keeps the math to a minimum.
November 10, 2017
A listener sends in a video question about water puddled in her newly constructed basement.
October 27, 2017
Mike, the Creative Director at Fine Woodworking magazine, has some interesting things to say on the craft of working with your hands.
September 20, 2017
The trick is to adapt your rafter cuts so the header can be raised up.
September 19, 2017
Gussets and 2x4s make a deep-sloped ceiling for a thick layer of insulation.
Thick walls designed for continuous, full-depth insulation at the floor joists work well for production building.
September 12, 2017
Design/Build: Getting porch details right.
Editors distill their favorite nuggets of framing wisdom from 36 years of Fine Homebuilding.
September 8, 2017
Another example of how creative problem-solving can put the biggest of jobs within the reach of a single carpenter (and his tractor).
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