The Wood Book™


Designed for today's construction demands

The Wood Book is your comprehensive construction guide for fire-rated assemblies in wood-frame construction. A valuable resource for architects, contractors and building inspectors, it contains detailed assemblies for use in all wood-frame duplexes, townhouses, multifamily and light commercial projects.

The Wood Book

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You have free access to over 140 pages of expert content for architects and contractors alike. Click below now to download your copy.

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3 reasons you need The Wood Book

The Wood Book provides detailed information and designs you can directly implement in wood-frame construction. The NGC Blog shares three reasons you should download a copy today.

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Technical Guides

Comprehensive resource guides on demand

The Wood Book is the latest release in our ongoing series of National Gypsum Company technical guides that have proven to be trusted resources for architects, inspectors, contractors and builders. Contact your construction design manager or sales representative to request hard copies or click below to download.

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The PURPLE Book® is the industry’s leading resource for fire-rated assemblies in commercial construction.

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The SoundBook

The SoundBook® provides technical details for acoustical assemblies and drawings of real-world sound-rated designs.

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