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Faster Framing To the Editor: My partner began subscribing to your journal recently and has told me many good things about it. I have just finished reading an issue and am likewise impressed. The cover article (April 1991) was on framing. I was surprised by many of the comments and methods of the author. I do not recall mention of the use of pneumatic tools, the ultimate labor and time saving contraptions available to framers. Our methods: We build our firstfloor deck square, and level it after it is subfloored. Then plates are laid out, and studs are crowned, cut, and spread between the plates. The walls are built with window rough-openings complete. The bottom plate is tacked on a chalkline 31/2 or