It turns out, 5/8 plywood is about the best window insurance you can buy
Raised heel trusses and a sealed roof deck make a fast energy efficient roof system
The top reason to study engineering in college: Wall of Wind. Yay Science!
Which will be the brick that broke the camel's back (and by 'camel,' we mean 'OSB' ...)
Draw a full-scale mockup and snap a line with fascia in kind
Continuous exterior insulation means smaller studs and higher performance
What's worse than a plumber with a Sawzall? A carpenter who causes it.
A simple stairway Answers the question of why. Why regulations?
Old school and new tools on display in a two-video mashup
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
Tropical hardwood beams, locally-fashioned framing connectors, and mahogany siding. Who needs a view?