framing – On the House

All posts tagged "framing"

  • On Balloon Framing

    It is said that a good home depends on a solid foundation. And nothing could be more completely correct. Beyond that though the frame – or skeleton – of the home is probably the second most important...

    • Posted August 28, 2016
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  • On Metal Studs

    When our general contracting grandfather was building homes in the early part of this century, a two by four measured a full two inches by four inches. Today, the same stick of wood framing material measures a...

    • Posted November 16, 2015
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  • Standing Proud / Not Good

    In the military, “standing proud” is a good thing; in construction it’s not. In the latter case, it means that something is out of place, is not even, is apart from the rest. If something is “standing...

    • Posted January 2, 2014
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