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Other stories by Rob Dale Gilbert

  • Trouble-Free Stairs

    In stair-building, most finish headaches start out as framing foul-ups. A veteran builder shows how to accurately figure rise and run, locate landings, and install squeakless treads and risers.

  • Hip Rafter Layout Basics

    Have you misplaced your rafter table? Are your calculator batteries dead? Don’t worry: A framing square is all you need to lay out hip and jack rafters.