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Fight Ledger Failure

4 Common Mistakes to Avoid During Ledger Board Installation More

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Common Framing Errors

A new resource guide from APA–The Engineered Wood Association is designed to help... More

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Helping Rebuild Notre Dame

This Vermont timber-framer is helping to restore the fire-damaged roof trusses of... More

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12 Rules for Better Framing

Meet Ben Morton, who got his start working as a laborer for JLC contributor John... More

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Peeling Back the Layers of a Kitchen Remodel

Mike Whalen explains how he and the DBS crew tackle an old house kitchen remodel. More

Deck Ledgers and Cantilevered Floor Trusses

You can't just bolt a deck ledger to a truss floor system without the help of an... More

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Hanger Options for Irregular Joists?

Jake Lewandowski explains how to support uneven-width joists with metal hangers... More

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Prepping Floor and Wall Framing for Tile

Mike Whalen details the steps his remodeling company takes to evaluate and correct... More

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Durable Circular Saw Blade

The blade's thin-kerf carbide teeth can cut through nail-embedded wood and... More

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Framing an Octagonal Roof

Here's John Carroll's step-by-step guide to framing roofs for octagonal gazebos... More

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