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Carpentry Floor Framing

Subjects : industries, carpentry
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1. Full-length joists that run along the inside of an opening.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






12. 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.






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






14. 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.






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






16. 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.






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






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






19. 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.






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






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






22. An interior wall that supports the floor above.






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






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






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






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






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






28. See box header.






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






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






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






32. See fire-stop blocking.






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






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






35. The extremities of a piece of lumber.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






46. See fire-stop blocking.






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






48. 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.






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






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