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His crew is calling it the "Corson truss" — a hybrid member built up out of ripped 2x stock and short pieces of wood I-joist, used to fatten walls for super-insulation. Here, carpenter Luke Small stands on a truss web to test the system's strength. It's plenty rugged, says Corson — but on balance, he's not sure it's practical for the entire wall.

His crew is calling it the "Corson truss" — a hybrid member built up out of ripped 2x stock and short pieces of wood I-joist, used to fatten walls for super-insulation. Here, carpenter Luke Small stands on a truss web to test the system's strength. It's plenty rugged, says Corson — but on balance, he's not sure it's practical for the entire wall.

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