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How to Install a Cable-and-Rail Framing System

Weekend Handyman host Paul Ryan demonstrates how to install a metal cable-and-rail framing system after removing an old knee wall.

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Framing

Top 100 Framing Projects

  1. 1. All About Wood Floor Framing and Construction

    DIY Network explains how wood floors are built and what materials are commonly used in their construction.

  2. 2. Anglevel (01:11)

    This compact tool is a speed square, level, plumb bob, compass and more.

  3. 3. EZ Framing Square Attachment (00:54)

    Minimize frustration with this handy attachment for a framing square.

  4. 4. Framing in the Forest (00:02:56)

    Framing in a forest on a nearly deserted island has its own challenges.

  5. 5. Port-A-Mate WorkCenter (01:05)

    Take your workshop directly to your site. Check this out.

  6. 6. How to Frame a Wall

    All it takes to frame a wall is a little guidance and a stack of 2" x 4" boards. The DIY experts can supply all the guidance necessary.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  7. 7. Sunroom Sanctuary (20:02)

    A young family turns an unused sunroom into a finished living space.

  8. 8. Playhouse (05:04)

    This playhouse is constructed using solid framing techniques.

  9. 9. Dead On Tools Exhumer (00:57)

    Check out this multi-purpose nail puller with attitude and lots of extras.

  10. 10. Butt-Joint Techniques

    DIY experts share techniques on how to create strong butt joints. Find out how to strengthen them using nails, gussets or dowels.

  11. 11. How to Frame the Roof of a Portico

    Adding a portico with a roof is a great addition to the front of a home.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  12. 12. Gunstock Carving (00:20:00)

    Bill carves scrollwork framing of two mule deers into a client's gunstock.

  13. 13. Glass Printed Photos (00:01:23)

    See how to skip framing and print your photos directly onto glass.

  14. 14. To Frame or Not (04:32)

    Check out this home building advice from do-it-yourself contractors.

  15. 15. Two-Faced Miter Gauge

    DIY Cool Tools and Techniques host David Thiel discusses a very special miter gauge to complement a table saw.

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