What is Finish Carpentry

Finish carpentry is the last step in the carpentry process. It involves the installation of finish woods and trim made of plastic or molded polyurethane. Finish carpenters perform tasks such as installing crown molding, baseboards, windows, stairs and other features[...]

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The Basic of Wood Framing – Part 2

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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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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HomeOwners' Guide to Choosing Shutters

A Homeowner’s Guide to Choosing Shutters

Shutters have been around for centuries, long before glass windows became a common household feature. These sturdy protectors kept unwanted intruders or weather from sneaking in, and warmth or coolness from leaking out. Today, window technology has replaced the need[...]

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