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    Latex-based Extreme Heavy Duty Construction Adhesive is gunnable in a wide range of temperatures.

  • Marine Construction Guide Available

    This Southern Forest Products guide includes preservative specs for different applications, details on fasteners and connectors, and framing details for docks, piers and other water-side structures.

  • A Whole New Engineer

    A new book, A Whole New Engineer, explores the coming revolution in engineering ... well, in all aspects of construction, really.

  • That's About the Size of It

    Where does the Lowe's ruling on lumber labeling leave those of us in the construction industry?

  • A Passive House Consultant's Toolkit

    In addition to the training, here are the tools you'll need to design a Passive House.

  • Conventional Roof Framing: A Code's-Eye View

    When it’s boiled down, there are essentially two standard methods of roof construction, each having some flexibility. We explore both.

  • Versatex VC Stealth Window Trim

    Grooved to accept any siding product, without shims, this cellular PVC trim is available for remodeling and new construction.

  • Debarking Red Cedar Logs

    Tips and tools for debarking cedar logs for use as rustic-looking porch posts.

  • Common Callbacks

    What are the building blunders you see most often?  Whether it's in exterior, framing or drywall details, there is no shortage of errors to avoid.

  • Helical Pile Foundations

    Contractors weigh in on the advantages of helical piles over concrete tubes,in this thread from 2012.