Wood Framing for a House

The Basics of Wood Framing – Part 1

Light frame construction, or wood framing, is the process of assembling dimensional or engineered lumber with regular spacing. These pieces are fastened together with nails to create walls, floors, or roof assemblies. The most common material used within the construction[...]

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What is Rough Carpentry?

What is Rough Carpentry?

Carpentry as a whole is a trade that involves the assembly, construction and repair of wooden, and sometimes metal, structures. But within this trade, there are two primary types of carpentry: rough and finish. At Steve Allen Construction in Ocala,[...]

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Common Wood Framing Mistakes

Common Wood Framing Mistakes

In something as important as the structure of a home or business, we’d like to think that there are very few errors in construction. But unfortunately, some contractors still make these common wood framing mistakes. Luckily, most of these errors are[...]

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Carpentry Skills for Home Building

Carpentry Skills for Building a Home

Carpentry is a trade that uses a variety of skills, and is very precise in many ways. This is particularly true when it comes to building a home. The carpentry skills needed to build a home depend on the type[...]

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Carpentry Terms

Common Carpentry Terms and Their Meanings

Carpentry is a skilled profession and practically an art form. So like any other specialized industry, it comes with its own set of unique terms. If you’re a homeowner working with a contractor specializing in carpentry, sometimes it can be[...]

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