Suppose someone could show you how to
"cut framing costs by 50 percent on your next
project. You'd probably be quite interested.
But suppose thes e techniques required you
to use one-inch lumber for framing instead
of the conventional two-bys we're all used
to. Would you still be interested? Maybe
not. In fact, you might say that such a
building is impossible — that it couldn't
stand up, at least not for long.
If the designer of such a system was a
registered professional engineer whose ideas
had been proved in the field, however, you
might be inclined to reconsider.
Well, reconsider away. The techniques I've
been describing not only are real, but they've