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






2. See box header.






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






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






5. An interior wall that supports the floor above.






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






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






8. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






14. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






30. The extremities of a piece of lumber.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






39. See fire-stop blocking.






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






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






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






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






44. 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.






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






46. The extremities of a piece of lumber.






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






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






49. An interior wall that supports the floor above.






50. See box header.