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More stories about Framing

  • Slideshow: Framing a Loft

    Coastal Connection follows the action as Cape Cod contractor Mike Hill frames the loft for a zero-energy addition.

  • Retrofit Soundproofing

    Practical solutions for quieting homes

  • DeWalt DWHT51138 Framing Hammer

    Despite its light weight, this hammer gets the job done.

  • A Flush-Framed Floor to Maximize Space

    Eliminating a dropped beam and a brick pier in a basement remodel required the use of steel and Microlams.

  • Rules for Drilling and Notching Deck Framing

    Following these simple guidelines when modifying joists, beams, and posts will prevent structural problems later on.

  • December 2014 Letters

    House on wrong lot; OSHA; I-joist roofs; home-performance contracting profitable where energy prices are high

  • Framing a Two-Pitch I-Joist Roof

    To maintain a continuous air barrier, special attention needed to be paid to the seams that formed the joint at the wall plate where the rafters would sit.

  • Building an Eyebrow Dormer

    CAD program simplifies layout and creates full-size patterns.

  • DeWalt DCR002 Bluetooth Radio Adaptor

    This receiver plugs into any radio with a 3.5mm auxiliary port and lets you wirelessly stream content from your smartphone from up to 100 feet away.

  • A Room for All Seasons

    Enclosing an old porch adds much-needed floor space.