APA - The Engineered Wood Association

Building Basics

APA provides builders with basic construction instructions and technical data for a variety of engineered wood applications. Click on a link below for more information:

Learn the Bracing Basics from APA

For simple solutions for code-compliant wall construction, visit PerformanceWalls.org, your leading resource for wall bracing and building safe, durable and energy-efficient walls.


Free CAD details from APA at APACAD.org

Visit APACAD.org for more than 250 free CAD details for wood-frame construction.