SBE Builders

Strong Built Establishments Builders

SBE Builders is a commercial and residential framing contractor located in Discovery Bay California. Dedicated to the art of Carpentery & Roof Framing. We are the professionals for the future of the craft of carpentry.

Building Resource Links for Commercial & Residential Framing

Tiny House Plans
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Special Roof Construction
Special Timber Framing Roof Construction in the UK

Macdonald & Lawrence Timber Framing Ltd.
Macdonald & Lawrence Timber Framing Ltd.

Special Roof Construction
Special Timber Framing Roof Construction in the UK

Timber Structures Of the UK
Timber Framing

Carpenters Fellowship Of the UK
Timber Framing Carpenters in the UK

Wood Workers Of the UK
Wood Workers Of the UK


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This Is Carpentry


The Journal of Light Construction Rough Frame Forum


The Journal of Light Construction Exterior Trim Forum


The Journal of Light Construction Finish Carpentry Forum

ATC-20 guidelines
(ATC)

Building Seismic Safety Council
(BSSC)

Consortium of Universities for Research in Earthquake Engineering
(CUREE)

Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
(EERI)

Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
(EERI)

The correct way to frame a house , By Tim Uhler

Anything and everything you would ever want to know about framing is at...
Tim Uhler

The correct way to do interior trim house , By Archmolding

Anything and everything you would ever want to know about interior trim carpentry is at...
Archmolding

Knowledge of roof geometry developed starting in the 13th century

Anything and everything you would ever want to know about roof framing geometery is at...
Carpenters from Europe and Beyond web site

Roof Framing Formulas and Diagrams , By Joe Bartok

Anything and everything you would ever want to know about roof framing geometery is at...
Joe Bartok's web site

Dihedrals and Equal Sided Polygons, By Joseph Fusco
www.josephfusco.org

Construction Forums Online Forum
www.constructionforumsonline.com

Joseph Fusco Org - Roof Framing Glossary
www.josephfusco.org

"Wood Structural Panels: Combining Uplift and Shear Resistance" in March 2006 Structure Magazine
www.structuremag.org

Good up todate Informational Articles at APA Products and Applications in the News
www.apawood.org

ABAG, the Association of Bay Area Governments
Training Materials for Seismic Retrofit of Wood-Frame Homes
www.abag.ca.gov

APA - The Engineered Wood Association
www.apawood.org

Trus Joist, A Weyerhaeuser Business
www.trusjoist.org

LP OSB Rim Board
www.lpcorp.com

Hardy Frame
www.hardyframe.com

Simpson Strong Wood Strong-Wall
www.strongtie.com

Simpson Strong Steel Strong-Wall
www.strongtie.com

Simpson Strong Tie Pressure-Treated Wood FAQs
www.strongtie.com

American Galvanizers Association
www.galvanizeit.org

American Wood-Preservers' Association
www.awpa.com

Arch Wood Protection, Inc.
www.wolmanizedwood.com

Chemical Specialties, Inc.
www.treatedwood.com

Forest Products Laboratory - U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
www.fpl.fs.fed.us

GalvInfo Center
www.galvinfo.com

J.H. Baxter
www.chemonite.com

Kop Coat-Trib II
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Osmose, Inc.
www.osmose.com

Southern Pine Council
www.southernpine.com

U.S. Borax Inc.
www.borax.com

Western Wood Preservers Institute
www.wwpinstitute.org

Wood Treatment Products, Inc.
www.eswoodtreatment.com

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SBE Builders
SBE Builders
5305 Laguna Ct.
Discovery Bay, California 94505
(925) 634-6022 • Fax: (925) 634-6022
Commercial & Residential Framing Contractor
American Carpenter and Builder
California Licensed General Building Contractor
CA LIC.#  546126


Roof Framing Geometry

  • Roof framing geometry is empirical-type knowledge.
  • Information gained by means of observation, experience, or experiment.
  • From ground Line 0: Z1, Z2, Z3 etc...
  • To Roof Axis 0: A1, A2, A3 etc...
  • To the bring back line 0 for scribing: B1, B2, B3 etc...

Roof Framing Geometry Blog

Rafter Tools for Android
With Quad Tetrahedra Analytic Algorithm Technology.
Helping apprentice carpenters on their journey to becoming master carpenters with Certification in roof framing.

Rafter Tools+ for iPhone

Rafter Tools+ is a rafter calculator for complex roof framing angles that other roof framing calculators don't offer.

RafterTools+

Stair Tangent for iPhone

This iPhone app is for rough frame carpenters that don't build stairs everyday, but could use an stair app calculator to check their stair building calculations. Build a set of stairs that you are gonna be proud of. With Stair Tangent you can elimenate cumulative math errors when building - constructing stairs.

Stair Tangent
stairtangent.com

Crown Molding Tools
crownmoldingtools.com

Crown Molding Tools  

Carpenters Of Steel

Canadian & American Geometric Roof Framing Development
using a Steel Framing Square

Geometric Roof Framing Development for Irregular Hip Roof Calculations
using a Steel Framing Square

Geometric Development of Tetrahedron
using a Steel Framing Square

Hip Rafter Backing Bevel Angles from 1565 to 2013

Applied Geometry and Euclidean GeometryA lesson in Applied Geometry and Euclidean Geometry

This Is Carpentry

We're a member of the Timber Framers Guild

Timber Framers Guild

American College of the Building Arts, carpentry and timber framing programs.

American College of the Building Arts

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