Lumber choices for framing / Discussions

Preferred lumber type for framing. DF or YP

...lumber is available nearby. Here is our page all about choosing the right wood for framing, it will help you chose the right one for your project – Timber cho...

Posted by Mike Thompson April 17, 2021, 12:12 p.m. Wood and organic materials 1 Responses

In your Edelweiss house you use 2x6 studs. Why not use 2x4 studs and add 2" rigid on the inside?

...for this reason. The best is to drop the large windows and go for smaller openings, but the building site was just begging for that sweet forest view in our cas...

Posted by Tom Wagar Aug. 25, 2019, 3:40 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

What is the best way to install 5" of XPS rigid foam on interior basement walls?

...for the actual install, I would forget fasteners and just use an adhesive, read labels carefully to get the right kind. I assume you are framing and finishing a...

Posted by Sean MacDonald June 14, 2021, 10:42 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 8 Responses