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Frequently Asked Framing Questions

Do you have to double 2x12 trimmer rafters when installing a skylight? Can you remove collar ties in an attic? Just how strong is a toe-nail? We asked four engineers to answer these and other structural questions. Read more

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Practical Engineering: Simple King Truss for Ridge Beam Support

Simple truss for supporting structural ridge Read more

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Practical Engineering: A Cure for Bouncy Floors

Stiffen bouncy floors with plywood Read more

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Practical Engineering: Using Metal Connectors

Making strong attachments with metal connectors Read more

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Practical Engineering: Resisting Wind Uplift

Resisting wind uplift at the eaves Read more

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