The 4-Hour Deck

How a North Dakota deck builder builds modular deck sections in his shop, then... More

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A Tidal Wave of Trade Education Resources

Nicole Tysvaer tackles the skilled labor crisis with a look at what's on the... More

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Working Smarter, Not Harder

Veteran carpenter John Spier's top 8 work habits and principles shared by... More

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Health Insurance for Contractors

Either you pay upfront via premiums, or on the back end via total out-of-pocket... More

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A Trade School Triumphs Over Colleges

How a construction program for at-risk youth in Salinas, Calif. beat out top... 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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JLC Report: State of the Housing Workforce

Please take this JLC survey to give us your views on the future of the... More

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Building Trades Scholarships Available

DeWalt is offering $200,000 in scholarships to 40 lucky students to help pay for... More

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The Book of Trades

First published in 1568, this fascinating collection of woodcuts explores the... More

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A Modern Approach to Balloon Framing

How a short-handed crew streamlines wall building and keeps projects on schedule More

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