Framing

Traditional Korean Wooden Architecture and Building: Daemokjang

Naturally sloped roof: Daemokjang

"Build it right. If the wood can withstand seven centuries, I would build a house that is so constructed as to withstand a millennium. With this attitude, I would keep woodworking."

—Go Taek Yeong, Skill Holder

Tropical Timbers: From forest-to-framing

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Like farm to table for building materials—a tour of Amazon trees and lumber

The Model ReModel Show: A Sprint to Dry In

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Raised heel trusses and a sealed roof deck make a fast energy efficient roof system

A Slick Transition from Foundation Insulation to Wall Sheathing

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Outside insulation is an effective way to keep heat in. The devil is in the details, such as this one

Homebuilding Smackdown: Science vs. Hurricane

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The top reason to study engineering in college: Wall of Wind. Yay Science!

How to Attach a Patio Roof to an Existing House

A video about patio roof plans

Two videos cover the design questions and construction process of a post and beam patio roof structure

 

Energy Efficient Framing Guide

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A field-tested collection of videos, articles, and animated details on practical improvements to the framing process that strips out the less-valuable 'advice' often passed on by others.  

Weaving a Deck Ledger into a Wall With Thick ZIP Panels

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Peel and stick Z-flashing and some padding pushes a ledger flush with the face of the thick panels. A cover sheet of peel and stick completely waterproof the ledger before the deck is framed