If you're in need of info on framing construction, look no further. This newly revised and updated edition of our classic visual handbook is loaded with up-to-date code information, the latest material advice, and detailed construction methods. Building on the success of earlier editions--which have sold hundreds of thousands of copies-- accomplished architect and teacher Rob Thallon delivers on the details you need to get the job done right. Covers a broad range of projects. Whether you're setting a foundation, erecting a partition wall, or flashing a window, you'll find information on the project in this book. The book's major categories include: Footings and Foundations Beams, Joist Systems, and Subflooring Wall Framing, Bracing, and Sheathing Roof Framing, Flashing, and Insulation Exterior and Interior Stairs and Handrails Filled with 500] meticulous drawings. There are well over a hundred new drawings in this updated edition that precisely explain best practices for energy-efficient construction, advanced framing techniques, how to control moisture in wood-framing, installation information for new building materials, and more. Whether you're a builder, architect, or homeowner, you'll find this up-to-the-minute resource is the perfect visual aid to help you tackle a wide range of framing projects with confidence.