Camping Pods

connecting bows, spline, gusset plate

Camping has been around since the beginning of human history. Long before our ancestors built the first towns or even houses, they lived in a variety of different sorts of tents. While that wasn’t camping to them, it had a lot in common with what we would call camping today. Even today there are nomadic … Read more

Categories DIY

Plywood Stairs Makeover

plywood stairs, staircase, laminate

Contractors are always on the lookout for ways to reduce the cost of building homes. This is especially apparent in tract homes, which by definition are built to be low-cost housing for first-time and middle income homeowners. While savings of a dollar or two here or there may not seem like much when doing a … Read more

OSB Sealer

sealer, OSB joints

Oriented Strand Board (OSB) has become one of the most popular plywood products available today, surpassing the production of construction-grade plywood. This increase in use is largely due to the popularity of OSB in the construction industry, specifically for the manufacture of new homes. OSB is accepted in the building code for almost all plywood … Read more