Copyright (c) 2014 FineHomebuilding.com en-us Fine Homebuilding - "Framing" tag posts Fine Homebuilding - "Framing" tag posts http://www.finehomebuilding.com/tag/framing Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:26:36 -0500 Fine Homebuilding - "Framing" tag posts Fine Homebuilding - "Framing" tag posts http://www.finehomebuilding.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.finehomebuilding.com/tag/framing <![CDATA[Necessity is the mother of invention.]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37086/necessity-is-the-mother-of-invention http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37086/necessity-is-the-mother-of-invention Necessity is the mother of invention. Posted by KenGutmaker
This unique solution to a "historic" problem is quite a surprise. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37086/necessity-is-the-mother-of-invention
<![CDATA[Safer Wall Raising With Steel Strapping]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:15:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37108/safer-wall-raising-with-steel-strapping http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37108/safer-wall-raising-with-steel-strapping Safer Wall Raising With Steel Strapping Posted by Kevini
 If you're framing the second-floor walls on the exterior of a house, you could toenail the bottom plate into the deck and hope that the whole wall doesn't slip off the edge when you stand the wall up, but there's a better way         Kevin Ireton is editor-at-large and a good friend and former colleague of Chuck Miller's. Keep your eye out for more Better Way videos from Kevin and several of our other regular... ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37108/safer-wall-raising-with-steel-strapping
<![CDATA[I Joist Blocking]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:39:41 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36378/i-joist-blocking http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36378/i-joist-blocking I Joist Blocking Posted by BurgessBuilt
I was recently building a house using I joists for the floor system.  I usually cut my joists and blocking with a normal circular saw as the blade is just big enough to cut all the way through, but... ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36378/i-joist-blocking
<![CDATA[Squeak Free Floors - 3 Tips for Strong Sub Floors]]> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:30:15 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35139/squeak-free-floors-3-tips-for-strong-sub-floors http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35139/squeak-free-floors-3-tips-for-strong-sub-floors Squeak Free Floors - 3 Tips for Strong Sub Floors Posted by Matt Risinger
Have you ever walked by a china cabinet and the contents rattled? Or does your house have an annoying squeak in the floor as you walk down the hallway to your baby's bedroom? In this video I’ll give you three tips for framing a sub-floor that’s beefy and squeak-free! ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35139/squeak-free-floors-3-tips-for-strong-sub-floors
<![CDATA[PL400 vs DAP SmartBond SubFloor Glue Strength Test]]> Wed, 28 May 2014 09:59:41 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34886/pl400-vs-dap-smartbond-subfloor-glue-strength-test http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34886/pl400-vs-dap-smartbond-subfloor-glue-strength-test PL400 vs DAP SmartBond SubFloor Glue Strength Test Posted by Matt Risinger
PL400 has been the gold standard in SubFloor glue for years, but is it the best choice for Advantech Decking? Watch me put these two glues to the test. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34886/pl400-vs-dap-smartbond-subfloor-glue-strength-test
<![CDATA[Tips for Setting Up a Cutting Station for Wall Framing]]> Thu, 22 May 2014 14:15:24 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34684/tips-for-setting-up-a-cutting-station-for-wall-framing http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34684/tips-for-setting-up-a-cutting-station-for-wall-framing Tips for Setting Up a Cutting Station for Wall Framing Posted by FHBdotcom
A comfortable cutting bench for your miter saw and a solid, flat work surface for stacking and assembling headers and rough openings are essential for framing walls accurately, safely, and efficiently ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34684/tips-for-setting-up-a-cutting-station-for-wall-framing
<![CDATA[A Carpenter's Table]]> Thu, 22 May 2014 10:26:22 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34725/a-carpenters-table http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34725/a-carpenters-table A Carpenter's Table Posted by AndyEngel
Fast-forward video of timber-framing a dining table. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34725/a-carpenters-table
<![CDATA[Joe Lstiburek's "Perfect Wall" explained - The 500 Year House]]> Wed, 21 May 2014 21:34:39 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34719/joe-lstibureks-perfect-wall-explained-the-500-year-house http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34719/joe-lstibureks-perfect-wall-explained-the-500-year-house Joe Lstiburek's Posted by Matt Risinger
I'm a huge fan of Building Science teacher Joe Lstiburek and I'm finally building my first house with his "Perfect Wall" concept. Join me as I explain this theory for extreme durability and efficiency (and show off a house I'm building in Austin). ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34719/joe-lstibureks-perfect-wall-explained-the-500-year-house
<![CDATA[Cheap Housewrap Challenge - Should I pay for a premium product? ]]> Fri, 09 May 2014 14:40:48 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34565/cheap-housewrap-challenge-should-i-pay-for-a-premium-product http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34565/cheap-housewrap-challenge-should-i-pay-for-a-premium-product Cheap Housewrap Challenge - Should I pay for a premium product?  Posted by Matt Risinger
We've all been in this situation... two identical looking products on the shelf, but different prices. Which should I choose? Well, when it comes to housewraps not all are alike, nor will they perform the same. Have a look at this test that will give you an idea how these two white rolls will perform on YOUR house. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34565/cheap-housewrap-challenge-should-i-pay-for-a-premium-product
<![CDATA[APA Reports on Installation of Raised-Heel Trusses]]> Tue, 06 May 2014 14:15:18 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34518/apa-reports-on-installation-of-raised-heel-trusses http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34518/apa-reports-on-installation-of-raised-heel-trusses APA Reports on Installation of Raised-Heel Trusses Posted by ScottG
Free download describes the use of structural paneling instead of 2x blocking when installing these increasingly common roof trusses. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34518/apa-reports-on-installation-of-raised-heel-trusses
<![CDATA[How to Safely and Easily Cut Shims from Scrap Wood]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:03:05 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34252/how-to-safely-and-easily-cut-shims-from-scrap-wood http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34252/how-to-safely-and-easily-cut-shims-from-scrap-wood How to Safely and Easily Cut Shims from Scrap Wood Posted by grateful.ed
Don't waste your money on a bundle of shingles if all you need are some shims for a framing project. Use this simple jig to cut your own shims on a tablesaw. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34252/how-to-safely-and-easily-cut-shims-from-scrap-wood
<![CDATA[Temporary Job Site Power Box - Plans to build your own]]> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 22:20:43 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/33940/temporary-job-site-power-box-plans-to-build-your-own http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/33940/temporary-job-site-power-box-plans-to-build-your-own Temporary Job Site Power Box - Plans to build your own Posted by Matt Risinger
Have you ever been frustrated by a lack of power available at your job sites? Look no further than this custom designed Temp Power Box to handle all your needs. Including a parts list to build your own! ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/33940/temporary-job-site-power-box-plans-to-build-your-own
<![CDATA[Sticky House Wrap? - Delta Vent SA Review]]> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 17:34:44 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/33247/sticky-house-wrap-delta-vent-sa-review http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/33247/sticky-house-wrap-delta-vent-sa-review Sticky House Wrap? - Delta Vent SA Review Posted by Matt Risinger
Sticky House Wrap? Yes, that makes perfect sense. I just completed my first job with Delta Vent SA a house wrap from German company Cosella-Dorken. Here's my impressions. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/33247/sticky-house-wrap-delta-vent-sa-review
<![CDATA[Custom Home Project]]> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 19:59:34 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/33114/custom-home-project http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/33114/custom-home-project Custom Home Project Posted by BBBuilder1
 From a recent project at Bo Bezdek Builder, Inc. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/33114/custom-home-project
<![CDATA[Make Stress-Relief Cuts for Stronger Stair Stringers]]> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 14:10:22 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/32775/make-stress-relief-cuts-for-stronger-stair-stringers http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/32775/make-stress-relief-cuts-for-stronger-stair-stringers Make Stress-Relief Cuts for Stronger Stair Stringers Posted by grateful.ed
 If you're cutting stair stringers out of two-by stock, you could make both of your saw cuts right to the intersection and hope you don't over cut and weaken the stringer, but there's a better way.   ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/32775/make-stress-relief-cuts-for-stronger-stair-stringers
<![CDATA[Siga Wigluv - Air Sealing Tape Review]]> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/32788/siga-wigluv-air-sealing-tape-review http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/32788/siga-wigluv-air-sealing-tape-review Siga Wigluv - Air Sealing Tape Review Posted by Matt Risinger
There are 4 things every house must control (in order of importance). 1. Water 2. Air 3. Vapor 4. Thermal Codes have only started to address air control and I think many builders in the US are behind in this area. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/32788/siga-wigluv-air-sealing-tape-review
<![CDATA[Learn More About Advanced Framing]]> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 11:17:13 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/32685/learn-more-about-advanced-framing http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/32685/learn-more-about-advanced-framing Learn More About Advanced Framing Posted by ScottG
APA--The Engineered Wood Association offers a primer on framing techniques that reduce waste and increase energy efficiency by allowing more room for insulation. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/32685/learn-more-about-advanced-framing
<![CDATA[How to Use Spray Foam to Meet New Energy Codes in Warm Climates]]> Thu, 28 Nov 2013 16:31:57 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/32557/how-to-use-spray-foam-to-meet-new-energy-codes-in-warm-climates http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/32557/how-to-use-spray-foam-to-meet-new-energy-codes-in-warm-climates How to Use Spray Foam to Meet New Energy Codes in Warm Climates Posted by Matt Risinger
As a builder in the hot and humid South, I regularly use spray foam in my houses. Spray foam makes it much easier to encapsulate my attic (where most HVAC systems in Texas live) so that my ducts are inside the thermal envelope. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/32557/how-to-use-spray-foam-to-meet-new-energy-codes-in-warm-climates
<![CDATA[Make Your Own Job-Site Safety Plate]]> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 16:24:57 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/32157/make-your-own-job-site-safety-plate http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/32157/make-your-own-job-site-safety-plate Make Your Own Job-Site Safety Plate Posted by grateful.ed
If you're on a remodeling job and you've discovered that someone has drilled a hole for your NM cable a little bit too close to the face of a stud — you could stop everything and run down to the hardware store for a metal plate, but there's a better way. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/32157/make-your-own-job-site-safety-plate
<![CDATA[Lay Out Accurate Stair Stringers with this Custom Tool]]> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 09:18:42 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/31949/lay-out-accurate-stair-stringers-with-this-custom-tool http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/31949/lay-out-accurate-stair-stringers-with-this-custom-tool Lay Out Accurate Stair Stringers with this Custom Tool Posted by FHBdotcom
If you're framing a staircase, you could hope that the stair gauges on your framing square bear against the edge of a nice straight board, but they might not—in that case there's a better way. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/31949/lay-out-accurate-stair-stringers-with-this-custom-tool