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






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






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






4. The extremities of a piece of lumber.






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






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






7. See fire-stop blocking.






8. See box header.






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






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






11. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






19. See box header.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






30. 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.






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






32. An interior wall that supports the floor above.






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






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






35. 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.






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






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






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 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. Insects that live in colonies and feed on wood.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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