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Carpentry Things Vocab

Subjects : industries, carpentry
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1. A principal piece of lumber that serves as the top of a wall and to which studs and cripples are nailed






2. Lumber used to give support and additional strength to another piece of lumber.






3. Heavy lumber used to support the area above an opening. Headers are used above door and window openings.






4. Used for support and connect the sole and top plates.






5. Used to make the top and bottom chords of the truss






6. 2 by 4 lumber used to support the top chord of the truss and provide backing for nailing finish material






7. Used to make the top and bottom chords of the truss






8. Used to support door and window headers and window sills






9. The lumber nailed to the ends of the tp chords of the tresses to give a finished look to the roof






10. Driving a nail at an angle through 2 pieces of wood






11. 2 by 4 lumber that serves as the bottom of the opening for a window






12. 2 by 4 lumber placed between trusses at the ridge of the roof which keeps the trusses stable and vertical.






13. Gives support and strength to the truss






14. 2 by 4 lumber placed between trusses at the ridge of the roof which keeps the trusses stable and vertical.






15. A principal piece of lumber that serves as the bottom of a wall and to which studs - trimmers and cripples are nailed.






16. Lumber used to give support and additional strength to another piece of lumber.






17. A principal piece of lumber that serves as the top of a wall and to which studs and cripples are nailed






18. Stud size lumber cut in proper lengths and used as a support between the top plate and door or window header and between the window sill and sole plate.






19. A principal piece of lumber which strengthens the top of a wall. Allows one wall to tie o another and serves as a junction.






20. Used to support door and window headers and window sills






21. Lumber put into a wall so the wall will be stable and remain square.






22. Stud size lumber cut in proper lengths and used as a support between the top plate and door or window header and between the window sill and sole plate.






23. A principal piece of lumber that serves as the bottom of a wall and to which studs - trimmers and cripples are nailed.






24. Connectors used to bind together truss chords and webs at the joints. They can be made out of wood or metal.






25. A principal piece of lumber which strengthens the top of a wall. Allows one wall to tie o another and serves as a junction.






26. Heavy lumber used to support the area above an opening. Headers are used above door and window openings.






27. An arrangement of lumber used at the corner of a wall or along its interior so that adjoining walls can be attached and nailed.






28. Are stud size lumber used between studs in a wall to eliminate upward drft - thereby choking a fire that might start in a wall






29. Used for support and connect the sole and top plates.






30. An arrangement of lumber used at the corner of a wall or along its interior so that adjoining walls can be attached and nailed.






31. Gives good support to a truss and the roof structure.






32. The lumber nailed to the ends of the tp chords of the tresses to give a finished look to the roof






33. Connectors used to bind together truss chords and webs at the joints. They can be made out of wood or metal.






34. 2 by 4 lumber used to support the top chord of the truss and provide backing for nailing finish material






35. 2 by 4 lumber that serves as the bottom of the opening for a window






36. Driving a nail at an angle through 2 pieces of wood






37. Is a framework made up of lumber members called chords and webs which form a light - strong and rigid structure.






38. Are stud size lumber used between studs in a wall to eliminate upward drft - thereby choking a fire that might start in a wall






39. Lumber put into a wall so the wall will be stable and remain square.






40. Gives support and strength to the truss






41. Is a framework made up of lumber members called chords and webs which form a light - strong and rigid structure.






42. Gives good support to a truss and the roof structure.