Blue Prints of Buildings

What are Blue Prints of Buildings? Blue prints of buildings consist of multiple drawings form different perspectives so the builder can effectively make the plan come to life. Typically they start as more crude drawings such as the example floor plan below. This drawing has enough information to build a home, but without other views […]
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Laying Out Walls for a Gable Roof Rafters

Learn how to layout for rafter or truss placements. These free and easy to follow instructions describe DIY methods for all spacing and overhangs. There are a number of factors to consider when laying out for rafters or trusses. If you have walls with studs, and the layout must be stacked, then simply put the rafters or trusses directly over […]
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Details for Framing a Stud Wall

Teaches the fundamentals of laying out and building stud walls with these free do it yourself instructions. It details new construction and remodeling. It includes a diagram and explains in detail the exact purpose of each framing member. It covers door and other rough openings and how to adjust them. The inside walls determine the purpose for […]
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Detailed Instructions for Framing with Wood

Learn how to frame anything from wood. Includes free DIY step by step instructions and diagrams for framing with wood in all phases of construction. These proven techniques are method used by many professional framing sub-contractors. Custom House Framing Custom house framing is predominately done with wood. Wood is versatile, strong, durable, and relatively inexpensive. Not to […]
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