Rough framing carpentry for new construction and remodeling. How to frame walls, floors, roofs, decks, porches, window and door rough openings, and stairs. Framing with engineered lumber and solid nominal framing lumber.
What's worse than a plumber with a Sawzall? A carpenter who causes it.
A simple stairway Answers the question of why. Why regulations?
Just because you draw it doesn't mean they'll build it that way. Know what makes sense, what the framer can execute, and forget about designing in two-foot modules
Exterior insulation can create transition problems. Here are a few solutions
Begin with the end in mind. And some construction materials, too.
Here’s how to stiffen walls that are too narrow to resist the force exerted by high winds and earthquakes.