September 29, 2017
Plus, lively discussions of steel framing and fixing chimney cracks.
September 19, 2017
Gussets and 2x4s make a deep-sloped ceiling for a thick layer of insulation.
Thick walls designed for continuous, full-depth insulation at the floor joists work well for production building.
September 12, 2017
Design/Build: Getting porch details right.
Editors distill their favorite nuggets of framing wisdom from 36 years of Fine Homebuilding.
September 8, 2017
Another example of how creative problem-solving can put the biggest of jobs within the reach of a single carpenter (and his tractor).
September 7, 2017
Although keeping costs low informs decisions about the envelope and mechanical systems, homeowner comfort gets the final say.
August 23, 2017
The interior air barrier is installed before framing the interior walls.
The crew foreman likes the new nail guns.
August 17, 2017
Thick walls mean tying together inner and outer rough openings.
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