Tag Archives: high winds

New porch- Almost done

Todd Vendituoli

Well the porch is coming along quite nicely as you can see below. We’ve been moving right along and the roof trusses were installed and a tongue and groove 2 x 6 pine board ceiling installed. We used 2 x …

Watching and learning

Todd Vendituoli

There are things to observe all around us and in some many different forms. They can lead us to better or different designs and help us understand how things work. You generally don’t have to hunt these things out because …

Hurricane ties

Todd Vendituoli

When I’ve built in the Bahamas we have to use many different types of metal straps and ties to try to ensure against hurricane damage. Yet many assume that because this is Vermont, we don’t have to use hurricane ties …