How do I build a wood box beam?

Answer A wood box beam is a decorative element made up from pieces of wood trim. You can use a boxed beam to cover unwanted wires. A box beam also can be used as a decorative element that adds charm to a ... Read More »

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Wood Beam Types?

Laminated, engineered, natural timber---a beam's not just a beam and the classifications can be confusing. Wood, a plentiful, renewable resource, provides a strong, readily available material for b... Read More »

What distance can you span with a wood beam?

The distance you can span with a wood beam depends on the weight that the beam will bear and the size of the beam. The more weight a beam will bear, the shorter the distance that the beam can span.... Read More »

How to Build a House Post Beam?

Post and beam construction is a tried and true method of building houses. In fact, it is one of the oldest home-building methods in the United States. Post and beam framing is somewhat more challen... Read More »

How to Build a Scratch Post & Beam?

Cats have a natural desire to sharpen their claws, but your pet's natural tendencies can destroy pricey rugs and furniture. Protect your leather and fabric furnishings from your cat's claws by prov... Read More »