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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. Short joist running from an opening to a bearing.






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






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






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






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






7. An interior wall that supports the floor above.






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






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






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






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






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






13. An interior wall that supports the floor above.






14. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






26. 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.






27. 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.






28. The extremities of a piece of lumber.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






39. 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.






40. See fire-stop blocking.






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






42. The extremities of a piece of lumber.






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






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






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






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






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






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






49. 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.






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