27 – Floor Deck Framing

This podcast looks at the installation of a common floor deck including the post, girder, band and joist installation. http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads//hof-27-Floor_Deck.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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26 – Installing a Sill Plate

This podcast covers the proper installation of a sill plate.  Techniques to assure it is square and flat are discussed. http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads//hof-26-Sill_Plate_Installation1.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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25 – Stick Built Materials

This podcast begins to look at Stick Built Homes, specifically at the various kinds of wood products that you may use including rough-cut and dimensional lumber, plywood and OSB. Links: Span Calculator for Dimensional Lumber from American Wood Council LP Building Products (OSB) APA (Plywood and OSB) http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads//hof-25-Stick_Built_Materials1.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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24 – Plan of Attack

A podcast on planning your build.  What are you going to do, what are you going to sub out.   Some information to help you plan your attack. http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads//hof-24-Plan_of_Attack.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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23 – Misc. Home Types

This episode look at some other types of homes including Geodesic (or monolithic) homes, hay (or straw) bale homes,  steel homes, yurts,  and earth sheltered homes.  Below are some links to get more information: Monolithic Homes Steel Homes – one of many manufacturers Yurts Straw bale Homes http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads//hof-23-Misc_Homes.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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22 – Log Homes

A podcast covering my favorite home type – the Log Home. Link to the Host’s old long home manufacturer: Real Log Homes http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads//hof-22-Log_Homes.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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21 – Foundation Pt. 4

This podcast looks at foundation made of block and made with Insulated Concrete Forms.  Also covered is the various types of waterproofing for Concrete. http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads//hof-21-Block_ICF_Waterproofing_Foundations.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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18 – Foundations PT. 1

This episode looks at foundation types and explains the “T” type slab.  The next podcast will cover the “Monolithic” slab. Links: The Concrete Network’s slab page Department of Energy Slab Insulation Recommendations Direct download: hof-18-T_Slabs.mp3 http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads//hof-18-T_Slabs.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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