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Carpentry Floor Framing

Subjects : industries, carpentry
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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Horizontal timbers resting on the foundation supporting the framework of a building; also - the lowest horizontal member in a window or door frame.






2. Metal flashing plate over the foundation to protect wood members from termites.






3. The narrow surface of lumber running with the grain.






4. The part of the roof that extends beyond the dry well.






5. A one-dimensional measurement of length in foot increments.






6. Boards that have been finished with tongue-and-grooved edges.






7. A thin - wedge-shaped piece of material used behind pieces for the purpose of straightening them - or for bringing their surfaces flush at a joint.






8. Full-length joists that run along the inside of an opening.






9. Short joist running from an opening to a bearing.






10. A one-dimensional measurement of length in foot increments.






11. Horizontal members of a frame that rest on and transfer the load to sills and girders.






12. Boards that have been finished with tongue-and-grooved edges.






13. A term applied to concrete that has not fully cured.






14. Diagonal braces or solid wood blocks between floor joists used to distribute the loads imposed on the floor.






15. A narrow board let into studs of a balloon frame to support floor joists.






16. In platform construction - framing members that cap the floor joists; also called a band joist - rim joist - or joist header.






17. Materials installed to slow the movement of fire and smoke within smaller cavities of a building frame during a fire; also called draft-stop blocking.






18. Gravel- or stone-filled excavation for catching water so it can be absorbed into the earth.






19. A sloping structural member of a roof frame that supports the roof sheathing and covering.






20. Top or bottom horizontal member of a wall frame.






21. Horizontal timbers resting on the foundation supporting the framework of a building; also - the lowest horizontal member in a window or door frame.






22. A continuous row of building material - such as brick - siding - roofing - and flooring.






23. The highest point of a roof that has sloping sides.






24. A continuous row of building material - such as brick - siding - roofing - and flooring.






25. The highest point of a roof that has sloping sides.






26. Any construction of stone - brick - tile - concrete - plaster - and similar material.






27. A type of frame in which the studs are continuous from foundation to roof.






28. A mixture of cement - fine aggregate - and water used to fill joints in masonry and tile.






29. Method of wood frame construction in which wall are erected on a previously constructed floor deck or platform.






30. Insects that live in colonies and feed on wood.






31. Treatment given to lumber that applies preservative under pressure to penetrate the total piece.






32. A mixture of cement - fine aggregate - and water used to fill joints in masonry and tile.






33. See box header.






34. Horizontal members of a frame that rest on and transfer the load to sills and girders.






35. An interior wall that supports the floor above.






36. See fire-stop blocking.






37. In platform construction - framing members that cap the floor joists; also called a band joist - rim joist - or joist header.






38. A narrow board let into studs of a balloon frame to support floor joists.






39. A wood block that is used to reinforce the web of an I-joist - often at locations where the I-joist is supported in a hanger and the sides of the hanger do not extend up to the top flange.






40. The extremities of a piece of lumber.






41. A thin - wedge-shaped piece of material used behind pieces for the purpose of straightening them - or for bringing their surfaces flush at a joint.






42. An interior wall that supports the floor above.






43. A type of frame in which the studs are continuous from foundation to roof.






44. Insects that live in colonies and feed on wood.






45. Method of wood frame construction in which wall are erected on a previously constructed floor deck or platform.






46. Metal flashing plate over the foundation to protect wood members from termites.






47. Boards or sheet materials that are fastened to roof and exterior walls and on which the roof covering and siding are applied.






48. Gravel- or stone-filled excavation for catching water so it can be absorbed into the earth.






49. The part of the roof that extends beyond the dry well.






50. A term applied to concrete that has not fully cured.