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A Conversation with the Guru of PT Lumber

Steve Page wants to help you get the best result for your project. More

Building a Curved Redwood Beam

A pro deck builder shares his tips and techniques for laminating wood into curved... More

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A Builder's Guide to Wood Rot

What you need to know about what causes rot, the ultimate failure point in a... More

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Treasure From the Deep

Read editor Roe Osborn's tale of how he came to own some old-growth ebony. More

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AWC Updates Span Calculator App

Use this phone or web-based app to quickly find code-permitted joist and rafter... More

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Rafter Framing for a Conical Roof

Learn how a New Jersey builder tackled the tricky framing needed to build the roof... More

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Installing Lateral-Load Connections

In Part 3 of a 3-part series, Mike Guertin explains how to install the specialized... More

Mike Guertin on Lateral Loads and Decks

How to install the specialized hardware that some inspectors require to transfer... More

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