Copyright (c) 2016 FineHomebuilding.com en-us Fine Homebuilding - "Framing" tag posts Fine Homebuilding - "Framing" tag posts http://www.finehomebuilding.com/tag/framing Mon, 02 May 2016 19:30:14 -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[1850 Attic Remodel]]> Sat, 16 Apr 2016 15:36:30 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150576/1850-attic-remodel http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150576/1850-attic-remodel Joanie44OK
We want to create living space in our 1850 Creole Cottage attic.  To do so we must strengthen the full 2" x 6" floor joists.  We do not want to increase the depth if we do not have to because we... ]]>
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<![CDATA[A Home Exterior Remodel: Upgrading your roof, windows and External Doors]]> Fri, 19 Feb 2016 09:04:49 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/149625/a-home-exterior-remodel-upgrading-your-roof-windows-and-external-doors http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/149625/a-home-exterior-remodel-upgrading-your-roof-windows-and-external-doors A Home Exterior Remodel: Upgrading your roof, windows and External Doors Posted by GrahamHunt
 As a contractor, the winter months tend to drive a huge demand for home refurbishments and installations. There is a particularly high demand for exterior work during months such as January and... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Four most common tempered glass applications for home Improvement]]> Tue, 16 Feb 2016 08:23:01 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/149539/four-most-common-tempered-glass-applications-for-home-improvement http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/149539/four-most-common-tempered-glass-applications-for-home-improvement Four most common tempered glass applications for home Improvement Posted by stonesarah
Tempered glass, also referred as safety glass is actually a new type of glass which is more safe and durable as compare to simple annealed glass because of its safety attribute as it shatters in... ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make a Twig Picture Frame]]> Fri, 08 Jan 2016 12:10:13 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/148218/how-to-make-a-twig-picture-frame http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/148218/how-to-make-a-twig-picture-frame How to Make a Twig Picture Frame Posted by Aua_Austin
Photos that adorn our walls can bring our homes to life. Some of our most prized possessions are family photos, and having them on display can remind us of the love which fills our lives. Often right... ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Fine Furniture Project: Using your circular saw for long or controlled cuts]]> Thu, 31 Dec 2015 11:10:30 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/148060/the-fine-furniture-project-using-your-circular-saw-for-long-or-controlled-cuts http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/148060/the-fine-furniture-project-using-your-circular-saw-for-long-or-controlled-cuts The Fine Furniture Project: Using your circular saw for long or controlled cuts Posted by PJSefton
Usually, you will have no issues using your circular saw to perform rough or cross-cuts on a range of materials. While this is fine when cutting lumber frames or borders, however, what happens when... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Step By Step Guide to Treat and Repair Window and Door Frames]]> Sun, 20 Dec 2015 16:28:25 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/147919/step-by-step-guide-to-treat-and-repair-window-and-door-frames http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/147919/step-by-step-guide-to-treat-and-repair-window-and-door-frames Step By Step Guide to Treat and Repair Window and Door Frames Posted by TillyKidman
Below is the steps to take when treating and repaired exterior woodwork that is damaged by dampness and rot. Step 1: Removing Decay Use a wide all-metal chisel to remove all the decay in the wood... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Replacing a Load Bearing Wall with a Glulam Column and Beam System]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:43:22 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/147512/replacing-a-load-bearing-wall-with-a-glulam-column-and-beam-system http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/147512/replacing-a-load-bearing-wall-with-a-glulam-column-and-beam-system Replacing a Load Bearing Wall with a Glulam Column and Beam System Posted by CivilEng43
We bought a 1947 vintage ranch in upstate NY for our sons to live in while in university. In addition to the need for upgrading (especially electrical) and catching up on deferred maintenance, the... ]]>
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<![CDATA[A construction site- A house takes shape]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 11:03:58 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/137379/a-construction-site-a-house-takes-shape http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/137379/a-construction-site-a-house-takes-shape A construction site- A house takes shape Posted by KenGutmaker
A visit to a construction site reveals what makes a design possible. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Our Secret to Getting a "Crisp" Finish]]> Thu, 03 Sep 2015 09:55:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/113680/our-secret-to-getting-a-crisp-finish http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/113680/our-secret-to-getting-a-crisp-finish Our Secret to Getting a Posted by Matt Risinger
To get the perfectly flat, smooth drywall finish that is so important to the finish of our homes, we use Laminated Strand Lumber (LSL) Studs. Read on for my top 4 reasons to use LSL Studs and tips for installation. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to dig a post hole]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 12:20:13 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/111619/how-to-dig-a-post-hole http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/111619/how-to-dig-a-post-hole FrankJones
I was watching a Jacques Cousteau episode about under water archeological excavations where they used a giant vacume to suck up the dirt and artifacts. It struck me that I could use a similar method... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Free 8x10 Timber-frame Garden Shed Plan]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:35:35 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/111598/free-8x10-timber-frame-garden-shed-plan http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/111598/free-8x10-timber-frame-garden-shed-plan Free 8x10 Timber-frame Garden Shed Plan Posted by davidholden80
Download a Free 8x10 Timber-frame Garden Shed Plan with Step-By-Step Instructions, Easy To Follow Blueprints, Full Blown Diagrams, Detailed Photos & Full Materials List. howbuildshed.com/freeshedplan ]]>
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<![CDATA[Build Your Shed on a Solid Foundation]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 14:49:34 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/109910/build-your-shed-on-a-solid-foundation http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/109910/build-your-shed-on-a-solid-foundation Build Your Shed on a Solid Foundation Posted by Matt_Higgins
If you're going to be taking on a shed project, you need to check out these articles that all focus on what's underneath--the flooring and foundation. It's easy to overlook this part of the build... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Open Concept]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:30:31 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72182/open-concept http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72182/open-concept Open Concept Posted by Lincoln_Barbour
Concrete and steel used to open up this old house. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How You Can Decorate Your Master Bed Room Wall Using Memes Frames]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 07:02:08 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38502/how-you-can-decorate-your-master-bed-room-wall-using-memes-frames http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38502/how-you-can-decorate-your-master-bed-room-wall-using-memes-frames How You Can Decorate Your Master Bed Room Wall Using Memes Frames Posted by dawsonjack
Your master bedroom is the place you retreat after all the hectic day's work and one thing you would like to ensure is that you create a calm experience. Decorating your master bedroom with... ]]>
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<![CDATA[CEO Charts His Company's Path to Net-Zero Homes]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:55:41 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38037/ceo-charts-his-companys-path-to-net-zero-homes http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38037/ceo-charts-his-companys-path-to-net-zero-homes CEO Charts His Company's Path to Net-Zero Homes Posted by boycethompson
Two years running Gene Myers has guided his Denver-based home building company to DOE's grand award for housing innovation. What's his secret? ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sheathing Walls with Zip System]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 09:25:48 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38287/sheathing-walls-with-zip-system http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38287/sheathing-walls-with-zip-system Sheathing Walls with Zip System Posted by JFink
Justin Fink travels to Wellesley, Mass., to watch a production crew frame and skin a house using Zip System sheathing and compatible seam tape. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Make a Simple Shim-Measuring Gauge]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 15:49:34 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37288/make-a-simple-shim-measuring-gauge http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37288/make-a-simple-shim-measuring-gauge Make a Simple Shim-Measuring Gauge Posted by Kevini
If you need a custom shim that you have to cut to a very specific dimension, you could try to use a tape measure to measure the gap, but there's a better way. Justin Fink of Glastonbury, Conn... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Time Lapse of an Amish Barn Raising]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 06:45:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37342/time-lapse-of-an-amish-barn-raising http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37342/time-lapse-of-an-amish-barn-raising Time Lapse of an Amish Barn Raising Posted by AndyEngel
This 3-1/2-minute video demonstrates what you can get done in 10 hours if you invite all of your family and friends. ]]>
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<![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. ]]>
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<![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... ]]>
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