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






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






3. 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.






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






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






6. 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.






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






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






9. See box header.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






25. 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.






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






27. The extremities of a piece of lumber.






28. An interior wall that supports the floor above.






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






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






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






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






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






34. See box header.






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






36. 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.






37. See fire-stop blocking.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






48. The extremities of a piece of lumber.






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






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