Framing an exterior wall - Bookshelf
After the floor joists are in place and the subfloor is glued and nailed to them, the framers begin constructing the exterior walls and interior partitions. The exterior wall frame serves as the base on which sheathing and siding is applied and ...
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"Opens the subject to anyone...starts out with detailed coverage of standard building materials and up-to-date how-to information about modern power tools and safety requirements...explores all the standard framing methods for floors, walls, ceilings and roofs...demystifies some of the more obscure tasks, such as building gable dormers, multiple-pitched roofs, staircase construction and structural foundations. There's even a section devoted to post-and-beam construction. The book concludes with a discussion about door and window installation, exterior siding and interior finishing."-- "Popular Mechanics. 320 pages, 654 b/w illus., 8 1/4 x 11.
A typical exterior wall for platform framing consists of a bottom or sole plate, studs , double top plate, sills, corner stud assemblies, trimmers, fire stops, some type of bracing, and sheathing (see 10-4). Typical residential construction uses 2 x ...
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“Spence has produced a hefty...guide to carpentry that covers the entire process of building from planning through finishing. The scope is impressive—704 pages and 2,300 black-and-white photographs and drawings, building codes, foundations, framing, doors and windows, exterior finishing, cabinet construction, and tools....There is something here for everyone, beginner to expert....will appeal to both do-it-yourselfers and professionals.”—Library Journal.
Exterior wall \ 16' 16' 15V4' x Exterior wall Figure 7-1 This is a floor plan that illustrates how to lay out joists that lap on interior walls. The top and bottom walls are opposite exterior walls. The middle two walls are interior walls. The first three ...