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Engineers, architects, and builders need to know that the framing lumber they specify and install is strong enough to handle the loads placed on it. At the same time, they…
March 17, 2009
A shop pro teaches you how to extend the life of your portable thickness-planer blades and how to change them once they're spent
March 16, 2009
This low-cost adjustable table prevents snipe
March 5, 2009
The best tools offer precision board-surfacing without sacrificing convenience and durability
February 26, 2009
If you've ever wished you had a third hand to hold a board in place while framing, this tip is for you
September 10, 2008
When carrying lumber on my shoulders, I put one of my knee pads on my shoulder underneath my shirt. It saves a lot of wear and tear on my body…
May 14, 2008
Some of the most-valuable wood available for builders was already part of a building
July 1, 2007
More choices for durable decks In FHB #186, contributing editor Scott Gibson reported on new preservative treatments for rot-resistant lumber. Before the ink had a chance to dry, three wood-treatment…
If this product is environmentally friendly and stronger than sawn lumber, what's not to like?
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