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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. See box header.






2. The extremities of a piece of lumber.






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






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






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






6. 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.






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






8. 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.






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






10. An interior wall that supports the floor above.






11. 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.






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






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






14. See fire-stop blocking.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






22. See fire-stop blocking.






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






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






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






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. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






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






35. 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.






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






37. An interior wall that supports the floor above.






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






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






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






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






42. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






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






49. The extremities of a piece of lumber.






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