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Washington State Raises Live Load Requirements for Decks
Decorative Beams for a Craftsman-Style Arbor
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Decorative Beams for a Craftsman-Style Arbor

Unlike other glass ceilings, this one is strictly for shelter. It's supported by... More

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Southern Pine Prices Rising in 2017

From framing to structural panels, the price of lumber has increased in recent weeks. Southern pine 2x10s have seen some of the biggest gains, increasing in cost by 20% in the month of February. More

Decorative Beams for a Craftsman-Style Arbor
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Decorative Beams for a Craftsman-Style Arbor

Glued-up red cedar arbor beams support this glass ceiling. In this JLC Online... More

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

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