Flashcards in Carpentry and Building Construction Deck (8)
Refers to the level of the ground where it will meet the foundation
Fastened horizontally to stakes placed to the outside of where the corners of the building will be located
The process of determining differences in elevation between points that are remote from each other
Typical distance from the top of a foundation to the grade is?
Lumber that function as a framing element for a structure; they support walls. Typically spaced either at 12", 16" 24" and 28" on-center when measured from ctr. to ctr. along the wall and run between the top plate and the sole plate.
Framing Members Formula
Length'/Spacing' + 1 = Framing Members
Typically spaced 16 inches apart on center. This means from the center of one upright joist to the center of the next joist, accounting for 2" x 8"s being 1-3/4" wide, there are 14-1/4" between each joist.