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Carpentry Floor Framing

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






2. 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.






3. See fire-stop blocking.






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






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






6. 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.






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






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






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






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






11. The distance from the center of one structural member to the center of the next one.






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






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






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






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






16. An interior wall that supports the floor above.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






26. The extremities of a piece of lumber.






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






28. 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.






29. 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.






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






31. See fire-stop blocking.






32. The extremities of a piece of lumber.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






42. The distance from the center of one structural member to the center of the next one.






43. An interior wall that supports the floor above.






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






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






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






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






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






49. See box header.






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