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Mudsill

2x6 pressure treated framing member that is nailed to the top of the masonry work which is used to support the framed decks

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Ring Joist

Joist material that is nailed around the perimeter of the deck system (2x8 or 2x10)

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Floor joist

The lumber that usually runs from the front wall of the house over the beam, to thereat wall of the house that the deck is nailed to.

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JSI

hagger Super I beam that is an engineered floor joist

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Cross Bridging

Diagonal bracing nailed between floor joist to prevent the joist from bowing

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Decking

Sheathing material to cover floor joist

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Bottom plate

bottom horizontal framing member of a framed wall

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Jack stud

a wooden member used to support a header

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Header

a wooden member used to provide strength to framed area that have openings provided for windows, doors

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Bearing wall

a wall that is used to carry structural loads

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non-bearing wall

a wall that does not support addition weight except the drywall covering

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laminated beam

support member made of wood (LVL)

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Doublers

two joists nailed together

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Tripler

three joist nailed together

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Drywall backer

Pieces of wood installed in the framing used to provide a surface for drywall to be secured to

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Fire blocking

a solid, tight inclosure in a concealed space used to prevent the spread of fire or smoke.

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blocking

pieces of wood properly placed in framing walls to provide a solid support for hand rails, closet racks, curtain rods etc.

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Truss

beams or other support connected to support a roof

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Bottom chord

Wood member at the bottom of the truss that acts as a ceiling joists

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Top Chords

Wood member that the sheathing is mailed to that acts as a rafter

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Webbing

Cross member that supports the top and bottom chords of a truss

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truss tail

a portion of the top chord that extends beyond the bottom chord or extends past the framing of the house.

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Scissor truss

a form of truss that serves without a bottom horizontal chord used mainly to form cathedral ceilings

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Clip truss

a roof-framing member that has both a top and bottom chord, but does not run the full length of the house.

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Commom truss

consist of both top and bottom chords with webs, and runs from the front wall to the back wall

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Cathedral Truss

the same as Scissor truss

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Furring strip

pieces of wood that are used to build out walls

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H-Clips

Metal H shaped clips that are used to provide the proper tolerances between the sheets of roof sheathing for added support at the truss cavities

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Pressure treated lumber

wood that is treated with preservatives to become resistant to moisture and insects

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Kiln Dried lumber

Lumber that has been faced or excess moisture by heating in a kiln instead of open air, not to exceed 19% moisture content

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Bulkhead

a portion of a ceiling that is dropped kitchen cabinets recessed lights etc.

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Cantilever

A projecting beam supported only at one end, a portion of one of the upper levels of the house that extends beyond the walls below

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Reverse gable

A section of roof that has the gable facing the opposite way of the main roof section

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Hip roof

a roof cosseting of four sloping sides, the line where the adjacent sides intersect is called the hip

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Soffit

A horizontal material attached to the underside of the truss forming an eave

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Fascia

A flat band at the surface of a building that projects from the face of the wall

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Thilco Paper

a reinforced plastic type product that is used to prevent air infiltration at house at the--corners, at the ring joist, gable trusses etc.

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Ceiling baffles

a cardboard or synboard material that is used to prevent insulation from blocking the end of the trusses and therefore creating an air flow problem to the roof

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joist hanger

a metal horseshoe shaped bracket that is nailed into a floor joist-- it is used when the flooring system requires some floor joist to run perpendicular to the main floor system.

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MDO board

Medium density overlay and it is used for exterior trim

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Synboard

Synthetic board used in place of wood for exterior use

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Threshold

A doorsill or the tread mender of a door

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OSB

Oriented strand board- used for subfloor, wall and roof sheathing

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3 K/A

3 locks keyed alike

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Cricket or saddle

A small roof built by a fireplace or chimney that is flashed and shingled to prevent leakage