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Softwood Lumber Prices Continue Upward Trend

Softwood lumber prices increased nearly 15% in August and nearly 50% since April,... More

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Wood Basics

How the cellular structure of the wood we use influences the wood's behavior in a... More

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U.S. "Inappropriately" Applied Countervailing Duties on Canadian Lumber

The World Trade Organization ruling comes as lumber prices have experienced a... More

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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

Tags: Lumber, Framing, Decks
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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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