Builder Mike Norton shares tips for laying out, assembling, and raising walls to make the job easier and the results more professional.
Get the new wall up to vertical, and use temporary braces to straighten the wall’s top plate in preparation for upper joists or rafters.
Great tips for stud layout on plates, assembling the wall, and cutting out openings.
How to use a laser to set square and parallel wall plates, get good results from the chalk line, and tweak the rims of the deck.
A pro builder shares time-saving tips for laying out, assembling, and raising walls.
An experienced carpenter shows you his no-nonsense approach to building the structure of a house.
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