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Carpentry Floor Framing

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






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






3. 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.






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






5. 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.






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






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






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






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






12. The extremities of a piece of lumber.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






23. See fire-stop blocking.






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






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






26. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






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






33. See box header.






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






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






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






37. 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.






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






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






40. An interior wall that supports the floor above.






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






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






43. See fire-stop blocking.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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