Overall rise and run, riser height, and headroom are just some of the factors to work out for a safe and comfortable stair.
Glue and nail the sheathing to the joists for a solid, flat base for wall framing and finish flooring.
With mudsills and support beams in place, fill in the joists to complete the floor framing.
Here's how to assemble and set the long built-up beams that bear the weight of the floor framing.
If you want to get the first-floor platform right, squaring and leveling the mudsills is a critical first step.
Follow these essential tips from builder Roe Osborn to make crosscuts and rip cuts and cut sheet goods and trim.
Beyond the choice of sidewinder or worm-drive, there are many other saw and sawblade features to consider.
Understanding the forces at work in a house frame is a prerequisite for framing the building.
Here's a glossary of all the parts of the frame from mudsills to collar ties.
We can trace the history of framing from timber frames through balloon frames and platform frames.
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