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 19, 2016
FastenMaster's new FlatLOK screws are designed and sized to connect multiple layer engineered and dimensional wood members
July 18, 2016
Fasten Master's FlatLOK screws draw Microllam LVL layers together
July 6, 2016
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…
Subscribe to Fine Homebuilding magazine now and save up to 52%
© 2018 The Taunton Press, Inc. All rights reserved.
Become a member and get instant access to thousands of videos, how-tos, tool reviews, and design features.
Start your subscription today and save up to 52%