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






2. 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.






3. The extremities of a piece of lumber.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






12. 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.






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






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






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






16. See fire-stop blocking.






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






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






19. See box header.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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. An interior wall that supports the floor above.






41. An interior wall that supports the floor above.






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






43. 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.






44. The extremities of a piece of lumber.






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






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






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






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