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Carpentry Floor Framing

Subjects : industries, carpentry
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Boards that have been finished with tongue-and-grooved edges.






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






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






4. 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.






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






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






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






8. The extremities of a piece of lumber.






9. 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.






10. See box header.






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






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






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






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






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






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






17. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






23. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






29. See fire-stop blocking.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






37. An interior wall that supports the floor above.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






46. 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.






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






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






49. See box header.






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