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Carpentry Floor Framing

Subjects : industries, carpentry
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1. Diagonal braces or solid wood blocks between floor joists used to distribute the loads imposed on the floor.






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






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






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






5. See box header.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






26. An interior wall that supports the floor above.






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






28. See fire-stop blocking.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






40. The extremities of a piece of lumber.






41. See fire-stop blocking.






42. The extremities of a piece of lumber.






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






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






45. 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.






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






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






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