The Fine Homebuilding editors contemplate listener questions about cladding choices, sheathing layout, and wall-framing techniques.
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Wood milled from trees on the family property adds character and a personal touch to our new home.
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Get a little help positioning the board and nailing into place
Attach walking planks without putting holes in the roof
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