bobhenry wrote:When is the last time you have seen a home being built with let in wind bracing. Where a 2x4 ( or 1x4) was diagonally cut into the wall studs to provide triangulization to eleminate sway in the length of the wall. This practice died in the 40's thanks to the availability of plywood, but you know what...... its is still a very viable and strong method of combatting wind shear.
bobhenry wrote:However I did take your advice and after installing the let in wind bracing I DID install the rough sawn cedar sheet goods as the sheathing.
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