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Carpentry Floor Framing

Subjects : industries, carpentry
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1. 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.






2. The extremities of a piece of lumber.






3. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






9. 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.






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






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






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






15. The extremities of a piece of lumber.






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






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






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






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






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






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






23. An interior wall that supports the floor above.






24. See box header.






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






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






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






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






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






30. See box header.






31. See fire-stop blocking.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






44. See fire-stop blocking.






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






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






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






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






49. 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.






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