APA - The Engineered Wood Association

APA Simplified Wall Bracing Method

SR-102: APA Simplified Wall Bracing Method Using Wood Structural Panel Continuous Sheathing

This free APA System Report explains how to use continuous plywood or OSB sheathing for a more flexible, streamlined approach to code-compliant wall bracing. (For an overview of the benefites of the APA Simplified Bracing Method, view Simplified Bracing Method Streamlines Design.)

Guide to the 2012 Bracing Provisions

Guide to the 2012 IRC Wood Wall Bracing Provisions

Latest wood wall bracing guide provides an explanation of the lateral bracing provisions of the 2012 IRC.


Free CAD details from APA at APACAD.org

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