Tag: framing

22 How do you find helpers for larger DIY projects? 2018-01-28T16:37:56.967

21 Is it OK that the frame of my house doesn't line up with the slab? 2013-06-11T23:09:21.100

18 How do I find studs when stud finders won't work? 2010-07-21T19:26:24.980

16 Why are 2"x4"'s really 1.5"x3.5"? 2010-11-11T20:12:13.893

14 What are framing dimensions like in the metric world? 2010-07-23T22:26:01.450

13 Can I remove a wall stud to install a pet door? 2013-05-16T18:58:34.003

12 How do you secure wood framing to a concrete basement floor? 2012-02-17T18:03:09.093

12 Should cement board be glued and screwed to the studs? 2012-09-05T16:34:47.777

11 When should you use metal studs? 2010-07-22T12:19:50.177

11 What is a shear wall and what is it for? 2013-07-29T23:12:42.977

10 Are there any dangers to sistering a joist with oversize lumber? 2012-09-07T14:02:27.020

10 Window framing on old construction 2013-10-09T01:03:16.877

9 How to attach a 2x beam to the side of a post? 2012-04-14T01:54:53.860

8 At a 6' span, how much can an SPF 2x4 turned on 3.5" end support? 2012-04-02T20:08:44.347

8 How many Tapcons should be used to anchor a baseplate to a concrete floor? 2015-02-04T14:27:12.250

8 Framing a "door" in a load bearing wall? 2016-11-29T22:17:29.647

8 Is the wall between a home and an attached garage built as an "exterior wall"? 2017-05-01T22:41:06.037

7 What is the best way to remove a non load bearing wall? 2010-10-28T22:38:00.683

7 Can I extend my loft hatch opening? 2010-11-15T19:53:50.530

7 Pouring a concrete slab against my house: how to frame it up against the outside wall? 2012-02-17T02:37:10.747

7 For a small building, should joists or girders run the long dimension? 2012-04-10T00:10:46.007

7 How to frame for a porch beam? 2012-07-12T07:46:01.197

7 What size ceiling joists and rafters should I use for a 14' span? 2013-02-08T18:15:36.840

7 How can I frame this multi-level deck? 2013-02-11T16:36:50.607

7 How do I determine rough opening sizes for common closet door sizes? 2013-04-05T02:29:03.960

7 How do I get all these wires up from the basement to the attic? 2014-02-25T02:34:50.280

7 Proper size of header to support new door in load bearing wall? 2014-06-06T13:04:50.200

7 What to do about a rotten top plate in the wall of old home addition? 2014-10-19T14:59:36.850

7 What can I do about a Rough opening that is REALLY out of square? 2015-04-26T02:13:07.117

7 How accurate does a door rough-in need to be? 2016-06-29T04:50:39.583

6 Is toenailing necessary for a joist-to-ledger attachment? 2010-08-03T20:43:44.760

6 What are the advantages and disadvantages to timber framing vs. platform framing? 2010-08-26T18:12:42.937

6 How should I frame in a large window opening to install a smaller window? 2010-09-09T19:27:29.993

6 What are the best practices for a low deck built half on a concrete slab? 2010-10-18T21:10:48.107

6 What type of screws should I use in framing an area for a drywall patch? 2010-10-27T07:41:54.340

6 Why should I use advanced nails instead of wood screws for strength? 2010-11-01T07:40:41.037

6 Frame or floor planks first? 2010-11-08T16:18:07.527

6 Does this 2x4 support my gable ridge? 2011-07-04T06:08:26.873

6 What is a reasonable expectation of decibel reduction when sound proofing? 2012-06-20T12:05:36.317

6 How much temporary bracing do you need when cutting a new exterior door opening in an existing house? 2012-12-11T16:34:15.073

6 Is it OK to drill through a jack stud/full stud pair to cut a hole for water heater drain pipe? 2013-10-11T13:03:21.670

6 What is the purpose of horizontal blocks on a bearing wall? 2015-08-11T17:19:39.533

6 Can I cut a hole in a 2" x 8" joist that is less than 1/3 the height of the joist, leaves at least 2" above and below the hole, but is 10" wide? 2016-11-04T16:44:06.633

6 Why are there sometimes holes in framers squares? 2016-11-07T17:58:08.117

6 What type of plywood for shower bench? 2017-02-07T14:58:16.013

5 Does crown direction really matter when framing a wall? 2010-10-25T18:41:48.703

5 How can I calculate the load capacity of a platform? 2012-02-28T15:22:03.697

5 How can I move a non load bearing wood frame wall? 2012-07-11T17:31:02.047

5 Can I hang a hammock from basement joists? 2012-10-01T03:07:09.027

5 Is there any problem building a wall under floor joists at mid span? 2013-02-08T05:37:05.473

5 How can I frame this area of my basement wall around my water main? 2013-06-13T18:26:25.400

5 What kind of repairs are prudent for a ridge board damaged by a falling tree? 2013-06-14T17:32:13.500

5 How can I build deck stairs flush with the end of the deck? 2013-09-14T01:39:23.233

5 Do I need to remove existing drywall before framing an interior wall? 2014-01-05T15:00:58.293

5 How can I protect the soleplate when framing basement walls? 2014-04-27T18:56:07.727

5 how critical are distances between studs? 2015-01-30T19:14:47.300

5 Why is blocking never placed "sideways"? 2015-08-26T20:44:16.530

5 Do the nails stick out at all when toe-nailing studs? 2016-02-10T12:32:48.717

5 Is a ridge beam necessary for a small shed roof? 2016-08-16T14:34:57.047

5 What are chances of split/weakened joists from ceiling hanging hardware? 2017-03-16T18:19:06.483

4 How do I build a square window frame in an off-square opening? 2010-07-21T23:42:49.717

4 How do I nail furring strips without them cracking? 2010-07-23T21:17:43.413

4 How do I frame a room inside a garage so that the room's ceiling will not touch the garage ceiling? 2011-01-25T19:35:52.620

4 How do you frame a wall more than 8-10 feet tall? 2011-07-09T02:28:00.593

4 Installing a new exterior door into a taller existing opening 2011-07-19T19:48:54.930

4 How do I insulate space in loft to create music studio 2012-04-11T07:17:48.333

4 How far can I move ceiling joists up? 2012-04-26T22:51:19.907

4 Is there any way I can reclaim this space and still safely support the front steps? 2012-07-09T23:35:06.520

4 What can I do about this gap between the sill/exterior board and the subfloor? 2013-01-25T00:59:36.813

4 How do I build a Gambrel roof? 2013-01-31T01:29:30.323

4 Is it OK to nail 1/2" plywood straight to the pocket-door box? 2013-03-17T02:05:53.290

4 Can I use engineered I joists as studs in a wall? 2013-04-09T08:55:18.837

4 How do I install a non-load bearing wall on a carpeted concrete floor and finished drywall ceiling? 2013-07-04T17:47:35.610

4 Can mortise and tenon joints be strong without glue? 2013-11-15T16:52:28.307

4 How to frame a door in a passageway? 2014-06-16T15:59:42.487

4 What is the proper order in framing the basement walls? 2014-09-19T14:57:23.227

4 Do I leave this insulation up? 2015-02-10T06:14:16.190

4 Should I be concerned that the sill plate is not lined up with the foundation? 2015-05-02T14:46:02.240

4 Can I attach drywall directly to a wood beam? 2015-07-13T14:52:57.603

4 What's the right way to insulate and frame around this pipe? 2015-10-27T13:50:24.533

4 Is it acceptable to attach elevated deck joists to rafter tails? 2015-12-01T23:29:46.377

4 How do I drywall a corner with a lally column? 2016-01-05T03:00:11.073

4 How can I choose the best lag screw / lag bolt? 2016-01-07T15:28:12.907

4 Marking studs with tape measure 2016-02-16T03:07:02.527

4 How should I repair a cracked trough roof beam? 2016-04-03T06:16:20.700

4 Is framing with screws legal? 2016-04-05T19:06:29.737

4 I need to find out how to straighten a wall 2016-10-04T18:02:11.540

4 How do I property tie a top plate that is bored instead of notched? 2017-01-12T04:05:49.060

4 Notch Stud for Electrical Work Box 2017-02-22T02:22:28.573

4 Can a 10' high wall be built with 2x4's in Ontario? 2017-05-01T02:49:43.607

4 Why am I hard pressed to find framing nails that meet code at my local retailers? 2017-07-05T20:37:06.183

4 Can adjacent windows share a king stud to bring them closer together? 2017-07-06T17:43:28.273

3 Is it normal to miter the non-pivoting edge of a door? 2010-07-29T00:52:58.350

3 What is the proper way to frame in a room? 2010-11-18T12:49:47.677

3 How do I frame a 2" (1.5") thick wall? 2010-11-29T02:43:49.003

3 Is it common to have no ceiling joists above joist-parallel walls? 2010-12-22T00:28:41.967

3 Tips for measuring a front door opening? 2011-01-23T21:51:41.233

3 Remodeling a pre-1920's home with planks on the interior walls 2011-04-29T14:28:30.303

3 Framing a cement room 2011-06-16T21:44:19.710