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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. Insects that live in colonies and feed on wood.






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






3. The extremities of a piece of lumber.






4. An interior wall that supports the floor above.






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






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






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






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






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






11. An interior wall that supports the floor above.






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






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






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






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






16. See fire-stop blocking.






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






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






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






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






21. See fire-stop blocking.






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






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






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






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






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






27. See box header.






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






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






30. 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.






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






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






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






34. 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.






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






36. The extremities of a piece of lumber.






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






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






39. See box header.






40. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






49. 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.






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