Steel Framing

Stronger Deck Frames
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Stronger Deck Frames
Attaching Floor Framing to SIPS
A Flush-Framed Floor to Maximize Space
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A Flush-Framed Floor to Maximize Space

Eliminating a dropped beam and a brick pier in a basement remodel required the use... More

Makita 18-Volt LXDT06 Brushless Impact Driver
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Makita 18-Volt LXDT06 Brushless Impact Driver

A unique Quick-Shift Mode combats overdriving, but it isn't cheap. More

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IBS Take-Aways: Steel Deck Framing System IBS Take-Aways: Steel Deck Framing System

Lauren Hunter, chief products editor for Hanley Wood, teams up with Matt Risinger, principal of Risinger Homes, to inspect Trex Elevations, a durable steel deck framing system that claims benefits over pressure-treated wood. More

Measuring Up
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Measuring Up

When Milwaukee rolled out its 25-foot model 48-22-5125 magnetic tape measure last... More

Framing Decks With Steel Joists
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Framing Decks With Steel Joists

A New Jersey deck builder describes the advantages of steel framing More

On the Job: Installing a Flush Flitch-Plate Beam
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On the Job: Installing a Flush Flitch-Plate Beam

Installing a flush flitch-plate beam; rotproof brackets More

Framing With Light-Gauge Steel
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Framing With Light-Gauge Steel

Common in commercial framing, steel studs provide straight and sturdy fire-rated... More

Restoring an Old Barn
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Restoring an Old Barn

Carefully shoring the entire structure allowed it to be repaired one section at a... More

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