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  • Solving the Uplift Puzzle

    Where the codes once concentrated mostly on verifying that buildings could handle gravity loads, now coastal homes must also resolve the complicated load effects associated with high winds: uplift, shear (or "racking"), sliding, and overturning. Ted Cushman takes a closer look at one kind of...

  • Letters

    Unnecessary roof venting; dangers of thin plywood paneling; no freebies; more

  • On the Job

    Wainscoting for wavy walls; homemade dispensers

  • Letters

    Testing spray-foam jobs; ridge beams and collar ties; safety reminder; more

  • Toolbox

    Panasonic lithium-ion drivers; Festool TS 75 EQ; FatMax sawhorses; finish carpentry; drywal

  • A New Look for Old Paneling

    Skim-coating the walls with setting compound is easier than starting from scratch.

  • Building a Beamed Ceiling

    Prefabricating the paneled sections on the floor speeds installation.

  • Painting Steel Roofing

    Q: When installing painted steel roofing, is it necessary to coat the edges of cut panels in order to prevent rust?

  • Replacing an Electrical Service

    Upgrading service equipment increases safety and load capacity while bringing the house up to code.