Whether you’re putting up a new wall, building an addition or starting a home from the ground up, framing matters. Learn the necessary skills here.
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.
How to Build a Dynamic Accent Wall
Turn a blank wall into a showpiece that transforms the entire room!
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...
Climbing Lumber Prices Continue to Complicate Home Building
Historically high lumber prices are forcing U.S. builders to call off projects.
How to Finish, Frame, and Insulate a Basement
With special framing and insulating techniques, your basement can be as comfortable as any other room in your home. Find...
Homebuilding Sector Drives Construction Employment Surge
Residential construction led the way to another positive month for construction employment.
14 Framing Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs
Build your walls straight, sturdy and plumb with these great tips.
How to Install Basement Windows and Satisfy Egress Codes
How to saw the hole, frame the opening and set a basement egress window
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.
How to Build a Porch: Screen Porch Construction
Add an enclosed screen porch to your house using basic framing and deck building techniques.
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...
Fool-Proof Wall Framing Tips for New Construction
Learn how to frame a wall and avoid common framing errors with these pro tips on framing a wall.
Fantastic Framing Tips the Pros Use
Here are some great framing tips that will help you build your walls straight, strong and fast.
How to Build a Garage: Framing a Garage
Learn how to build a garage with these tips to help you plan, build a solid foundation, frame and more.
Framing Tips Vol. 1
Clear communication is key This is how I stay organized with myself and the guys. The first picture shows how
Framing Square Drilling Jig
Want to cut holes in the same spot in a whole pile of workpieces? Read on to learn how to...
How to Frame a Window, Build Window Headers and Door Headers
These wooden “bridges” let you create lots of big openings without weakening the walls.