Three framing methods.
When it came time to raise high the drywall for my ceiling, I put together a pair of quickie drywall lifts out of some pipe-clamp fixtures and 4-ft. lengths of…
1x4 scraps screwed to the ceiling can replace a costly drywall lift and are arguably easier to use in tight spaces.
A method for running wide, paint-grade crown moldings.
On my current kitchen remodeling job I had to patch a hole in the ceiling and match the existing drywall texture. The old texture looked like it been blown on…
Building built-up girders, headers and beams can be a nuisance if the components aren't straight. The drawing shows a simple way to use a hammer and a 16d nail to…
Three simple, problem-solving framing techniques.
Our company recently remodeled an office suite, and part of the job included replacing the ceiling. The new ceiling was to be of the same material as the old one…
Combining stick-framed walls with a timber-framed ceiling.
Strategies for toning down sound transmission in wood-framed floors and ceilings.
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