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Wall Layout and Framing Basics for Simple Shed Project

Wall Layout and Framing Basics for Simple Shed Project

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Accurate wall layout and construction are key to building this sturdy shed project. Get insight into basic wall framing layout and assembly procedures using a SketchUp shed model to understand how plates, studs, headers and cripples become the supporting structure for the roof, siding, door and window.

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Begin With the End in Mind: Shed Layout and Floor Framing

Begin With the End in Mind: Shed Layout and Floor Framing

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Layout considerations begin before the first board is cut or fastener is driven. Beginning with the end in mind will assure optimal results for your shed project.

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A Step Ahead to Build a Shed

A Step Ahead to Build a Shed

Being a step ahead in building a simple shed can help speed up the process. A SketchUp model can give you that step ahead by clarifying the planning, parts and procedure for a very basic yet functional backyard shed.

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Flashing A Recessed Window using Liquid Tyvek

Flashing A Recessed Window using Liquid Tyvek

Flashing a recessed window is tricky, this new product from DuPont Tyvek called Fluid Applied (Liquid Tyvek!) makes the process much simpler. In this jobsite video we will take you through the steps to form a water tight, air tight, and vapor permeable window install.

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I cant install this - Poka-Yoke on the job site

"I can't install this" - Poka-Yoke on the job site

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How do you prevent job site mistakes? The Japanese Management Technique of Poka-Yoke of course! See how I use this principle on my jobs to ensure we don't cover up a mistake that could cause problems years down the line. -Matt Risinger

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BUILDING SKILLS: How To Cut Housewrap For Window Rough Openings

BUILDING SKILLS: How To Cut Housewrap For Window Rough Openings

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Cover all of your framing with housewrap, but watch this video before you cut through to install your windows.

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Fine Homebuilding Live Seminar

Fine Homebuilding Live Seminar

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Watch three Fine Homebuilding authors demonstrate essential building techniques for efficient framing, drywall and, siding techniques.

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adding a living room and deck

adding a living room and deck

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Our little house was only 435 sqare feet after the living room was added it is 800 square feet with a great deck out the front My tip is don't start redoing your house in the winter LOL With thanks...

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Modern Makeover - The Exterior

Modern Makeover - The Exterior

Acrylic Stucco, Redwood Siding, New Windows and Doors, Repitched Roof and Garage to Carport conversion. Reclaimed Redwood Shade Structure

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Flashing Windows in Walls with Exterior XPS Insulating Sheathing

Flashing Windows in Walls with Exterior XPS Insulating Sheathing

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The exterior insulation adds thermal efficiency.  Perhaps even more important, in our marine climate, our code (Portland, OR) then allows us to omit the interior vapor barrier, and we can build...

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Fine Shedbuilding

Fine Shedbuilding

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Forget the shed! It’s not about the SHED!

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The Jasper

The Jasper

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This is actually the same Mascord floorplan as the other one I posted, but a different elevation. The roof pitches for this one were 8-12 & 10-12.  We precut most of the roof and gang cut...

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Muirkirk I-Joist Roof

Muirkirk I-Joist Roof

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Early 2008, we started to get really slow.  We ended up with 4 custom homes and this was the second one of the year. It was very fun to frame, especially the roof and the specialty...

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Bernies House

Bernie's House

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We signed up this customer in the summer of 2007 as the market was starting to slow down.  This is a Mascord design...

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1930s American Foursquare

1930s American Foursquare

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We bought a 1930 American Foursquare in 2006 which we are still restoring and updating. There was only one outlet on the second floor in the hallway for 4 bedrooms & 1 bathroom! The house had the...

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1930 Circa Bungalow Remodel

1930 Circa Bungalow Remodel

This is a typical bungalow in one of our older parts of town; 2 bedroom, 1 bath @ 830 sq. ft. with basement and detached garage. We are still at finishes stage and will post more interior pictures...

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Circa:1680 Colonial Farm House on Long Island, NY

Circa:1680 Colonial Farm House on Long Island, NY

I purchased an historic circa:1680 farm house in Cold Spring Harbor, LI, NY (50 minutes from Manhatten) that no one else would take on. It sat vacant for a very long while. It took me...

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