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  1. Hardie plank nailing without stud at end

    Building & Construction
    I'm planning to replace my vinyl siding with Hardie plank on my home. It's going to be a big job ~3500 sq ft of siding. I plan to use the 71/4 siding with 6" reveal and understand most the installation techniques except what to do about ends of the plank without a stud or nailing block? My...
  2. Crown moulding nailing and blocking pattern

    Carpentry
    I am hanging some 5 1/4" UMDF Crown w a 45 degree spring angle on a 9" wall with a 2 1/2" 15 gauge. The ceiling joists run parallel to the walls running one direction and the ceiling plate seems to stop about an inch short of the end of the ceiling run of the crown. Per an old post by KCTermite...
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