#2 or better is the grade supplied by lumber companies. It meets code and there is no noticable difference for deck applications. Generally #1 "onl...
You can span 12'10 with 2x6 @ 16 o/c without a ceiling (drywall) on them with a light roofing 11'10 with drywall, #2 or better doug fir / larch.If ...
If it's just a knee wall all it may be doing is acting as a perlin for the rafter span.. I even doubt that, but over kill would be 2 2x6 (4x6) as t...
Have a look at my site, there are projects on there from foundation to finish with photos & explanations. It may help?Alter Eagle Construction & De...
The studs already come pre-cut, it's faster and easier to lift if you frame at the wall & stand it up... the sheathing can be done at that time. Ma...
There is no jig, you would just layout the plates, precut the jacks, headers & cripples as with any production framing project.
If you go to the local hardware or depot type place you can get a diagonal cable brace already made for this application, it even has an adjustable...
For the elec. box you will need to pick up an box extention to bring it out closer to being flush with the new wainscoat.The board that is bowed, y...
The easiest is to measure up from the existing bottom.. if it's 2" shorter set the tri-square @ 2" and use it to circle the column or make a quick ...
Sound interesting.. there are tools to measure the inside & outside corner angles... a sliding T bevel for example, but to adjust the fence on the ...
"How to install crown molding" tutorial is on my site you'll find that handy if it's you're first install... I cover what types of stock and constr...
Labor is included, of course composites, screwed rather than nailed, more expensive railings, site access, site conditions such as slope, and heigh...
Your part of the country will determine the costs... typically anywhere from 12 to 24 per sq ft.
Nails, they are designed with more shear strength. Screws aren't designed for framing applications unless specifically noted.
Yes, up to 20' typically dependent on the stock & style.You can refer to the crown molding tutorial on my site to help the installation go smoother...
Some pictures of the existing may be helpfull if you can do that. You can use my web sites forum if you don't have a place to post them, I've desig...
Before the siding, and after parts of the flashing. The windows are ordered for 2x6 walls or supplied with jamb extensions dependent on the manufac...
Start with your local building dept. there are things to consider like the firewall (and perhaps ceiling)applications and fireblocking most importa...