Framing Floors, Walls, Ceilings delivers pro-tested information on framing safely and efficiently, so the job gets done right the first time. Updated with over 30 new Fine Homebuilding articles, this edition covers the basics of framing as well as advanced techniques on framing cathedral ceilings and curved walls. There is also information on framing materials, including engineered lumber, I-joists, and LVLs.
With hard-won trade secrets and practical tips, Framing Floors, Walls, Ceilings is the reliable, definitive guide on the subject, covering how to:
- Frame and sheathe floors
- Install floors with I-joists
- Lay out and detail wall plates
- Raise big gable walls safely and efficiently
- Plan and frame a cathedral ceiling
The best book on framing is now better than ever! The edition of Framing Floors, Walls, Ceilings Updated and Expanded stands as the most authoritative and exhaustive source of information on the basics of framing, as well as such trickier techniques as building curved walls and cathedral ceilings.
A comprehensive collection of articles from the pages of Fine Homebuilding -- the finest residential construction magazine available today -- this updated version of Framing Floors, Walls, and Ceilings features cutting-edge insights into framing tools and materials, including engineered lumber, I-joist trusses, and LVLs. Packed with field-tested, hands-on techniques and trade secrets from the finest builders in the country, this fully illustrated manual is a must for any framer.
In the updated and expanded edition of this top-selling reference book, you'll find the most complete and authoritative advice ever compiled on framing floors, walls, and ceilings. As part of Taunton's popular For Pros By Pros series, this comprehensive resource is designed for builders and contractors -- but will work as a practical guide for hands-on amateurs as well.
Full of builder-tested strategies, techniques and trade secrets, here's a single book that delivers everything you'll ever need to build safe, sturdy floors, walls, and ceilings with precision:
- The basics of framing, from 10 proven rules to innovative new methods
- Advanced techniques like framing curved walls and cathedral ceilings
- Up-to-the minute information on materials, such as engineered lumber, I-joist trusses, and LVLs
- Over 400 on-the-job photos and detailed drawings show you exactly what to do every step of the way
From cover to cover, this valuable edition is brought to you by the finest builders in the country -- carefully selected by the editors of Fine Homebuilding magazine.
With this trusty volume by your side, there's no framing job you can't handle with confidence!