Framing

An Interesting Stair Stringer Detail
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An Interesting Stair Stringer Detail

The Samurai Carpenter screws pairs of beefy lag bolts into the bottom of his stair... More

$1.65 Million Settlement Reached in 2013 Santa Barbara Deck Collapse
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$1.65 Million Settlement Reached in 2013 Santa Barbara Deck Collapse

A rental company that ignored signs of structural problems at a fraternity it... More

Prefabricated Stair-Stringer Kits
Stronger Deck Frames
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Stronger Deck Frames
Common Deck Stair Defects
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Common Deck Stair Defects

Build deck stairs according to best practices rather than code to protect your... More

BRANZ Study Focuses on Fastener Corrosion
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BRANZ Study Focuses on Fastener Corrosion

Should we be switching to stainless steel? Recent New Zealand research suggests... More

Decorative Hardware
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Decorative Hardware

Simpson Strong-Tie's new Outdoor Accents connectors and fasteners for 4-by and 6-... More

Protect Blocking With Flashing
Strong-Tie Structural Engineering Blog
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Strong-Tie Structural Engineering Blog

A 2014 review of our corrosion protection recommendations made us realize we could... More

Forming an Elliptical Deck
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Forming an Elliptical Deck
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