Framing

Medieval Mysteries What's Up with the Incessant Cantilevers?

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There is more to medieval life than swords

 

In this episode of Shadiversity—the guy's name is 'Shad' and he is a walking university of geeky topics, including (but not limited to) swords—Shad diverges from swords to talk about medieval building architecture.

It seemed like a good weekend video treat.

 

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

Why do Buildings Fall During Earthquakes?

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Brute strength will not win in a war with physics. Smart design predicts the resonance of a building and sidesteps the waves

Stormproof Roof Deck: Seam Taping Sequence

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Overlapping tapes with gravity in mind keeps water out of the house

Yet Another Video About Sturdy Saw Horses

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Four straight 2x6s, a lot of glue, a mortiser, planer, sharp chisels, band saw, forstner bits, a block plane, oscillating spindle sander, and a rubber mallet are all you need

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

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