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Clayton DeKorne

Clayton DeKorne

Clayton DeKorne is the Editor of THE JOURNAL OF LIGHT CONSTRUCTION. He was the founding editor of TOOLS OF THE TRADE (1993) and COASTAL CONTRACTOR (2004), and the founding educational director for JLC Live (1995).


Clayton DeKorne's Posts

JLC's Bright New Future JLC's Bright New Future

With its launch online, JLC takes a winning theme and makes it shine. Read more

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A Roof Cutter's Secrets A Roof Cutter's Secrets

The classic framer's manual is now available as an ebook ... but that's just a footnote to this short lesson in building history. Read more

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In the Near Future: Jobs vs. Machines In the Near Future: Jobs vs. Machines

Can apprenticeships, combined with new ways to improve production efficiency, fend off an attack on jobs by construction robots? Or are all of these solutions to the shortage of skilled labor just part of the evolving face of our industry's workforce? Read more

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Working With Thick Layers of Exterior Foam Working With Thick Layers of Exterior Foam

JLC editor Clayton DeKorne reviews the latest Department of Energy guidelines on using rigid foam insulation. Read more

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Fire Protection for Light-Wood Framing Fire Protection for Light-Wood Framing

In the wake of the AvalonBay apartment fire in Edgewater, NJ, the wood industry pushes forward solutions for protecting light-weight wood framing. Read more

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