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Carpentry Floor Framing

Subjects : industries, carpentry
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1. A sloping structural member of a roof frame that supports the roof sheathing and covering.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






12. The extremities of a piece of lumber.






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






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






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






16. 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.






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






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






19. An interior wall that supports the floor above.






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






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






22. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






31. 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.






32. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






40. See fire-stop blocking.






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






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






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






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






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






46. See box header.






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






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






49. See fire-stop blocking.






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