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NAHB to Host Webinars on Lumber Alternatives in Home Building

Faced with an unprecedented leap in lumber prices, home builders may have to turn to alternative building methods to keep up with housing market demand.

How Home Builders Are Working Around Record-High Lumber Prices

Rising lumber prices are forcing home builders to change the way they conduct business.


Stuff We Love: 3 Distinctly Different Framing Hammers

This edition of Stuff We Love focuses in on three framing hammers with a variety of uses and nifty features.


Estimating Software Technology

What? You’re not using geospatial generated estimates? Read this article to find out why you should start.


Members of Congress Urge Federal Action on High Lumber Prices

With the cost of construction materials on the rise, homebuilders look to Washington for a solution to the biggest problem...

What You Need to Know Before Buying a Hammer

Here's how to decide which hammer works for you, as well as our recommendations.


Which Is The Best Kind Of Hammer Head?

Not all hammer heads are created equal. But which one is the best?

A Pro Carpenter’s Guide to Framing Basement Walls

A poor framing job can bring a whole mess of problems, so we asked a professional framing carpenter how to...


Lumber Prices Finally Fell in October (But Are Still Way Too High)

Lumber prices dropped in early October, but not nearly enough, and now home builders and lawmakers are working together to...


Home Builders and Remodelers Optimistic Heading Into Winter

Remodeling and home building are in high demand, and industry pros anticipate no letup over the next few months.


Climbing Lumber Prices Continue to Complicate Home Building

Historically high lumber prices are forcing U.S. builders to call off projects.

Homebuilding Sector Drives Construction Employment Surge

Residential construction led the way to another positive month for construction employment.


Check it Out: DEWALT Cordless Stud/Joist Drill

We tested out this drill designed for rough-in work. Read on to see how it stacked up.


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14 Expert Tips for Tight Miters

Pro tricks for air-tight joints.


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The ‘Secret’ Numbers For Cutting Crown Flat

Here is an easier, more precise method you can use to cut crown molding while it's flat on a miter...


Framing Tips Vol. 1

Clear communication is key This is how I stay organized with myself and the guys. The first picture shows how