Foundations & Framing

Simpson Strong-Tie Introduces HHRC Heavy Hip Ridge Connectors
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Simpson Strong-Tie Introduces HHRC Heavy Hip Ridge Connectors

HHRCs installed with SD10 screws provide higher allowable loads than those... Read more

Huber's Take on Subfloor Adhesive and Thick Insulated Sheathing
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Huber's Take on Subfloor Adhesive and Thick Insulated Sheathing

Lauren Hunter and Matt Risinger explain important innovations from the makers of... Read more

Tags: Exteriors
Field Tested: Paslode’s Cordless XP Framing Nailer
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Field Tested: Paslode’s Cordless XP Framing Nailer

Despite his preference for pneumatic framing guns, our seasoned contributor Tim... Read more

Pushing the Limits of Wood Construction
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Pushing the Limits of Wood Construction

Advanced new wood components may allow wood buildings of 12 stories and higher. Read more

BASF Creates Multiple Wall Assembly Options with HP+ Wall System
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BASF Creates Multiple Wall Assembly Options with HP+ Wall System

More insulation and less lumber combine into energy-efficient wall systems Read more

Columbia Forest Products Online Plywood Panel Builder
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Columbia Forest Products Online Plywood Panel Builder

Get your panel specifications in order with just a few clicks Read more

New 18-volt Cordless Nailers
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New 18-volt Cordless Nailers

Ridgid just released a pair of 18-volt "Hyperdrive" cordless nailers. Read more

World's Most Powerful Cordless Drill?
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World's Most Powerful Cordless Drill?

The Milwaukee M18 Super Hawg is capable of driving a 6-inch hole saw or a 4 5/8-... Read more

Compact Framing Nailer
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Compact Framing Nailer

Paslode's new light, manageable framing gun Read more

Strong-Tie's DTT1Z Ties Decks to Framing Without Entering the House
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Strong-Tie's DTT1Z Ties Decks to Framing Without Entering the House

The 750-pound lateral connector can be installed entirely from outside the house Read more

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