Residential Framing



Part One: FLOORS &

FUNDAMENTALS

30 min, on DVD w. Parts Two and Three (30 min. ea.)


Milled Wood Sizes used in Framing Plates: insulation, flashing, &

anchor bolts
... Joists for flooring ... Sizes, Spans, distances between

centers
... Knots ... Crowning ... Measuring & cutting to length ... Feet,

inches, & sixteenths
.... Squares .... Marking and making a square cut

Handsaw cuts
.. Sawblade tooth set ..Power saws ..Setting joists on

centers and nailing
... 16D nails ... Driving nails ... Framing hammers

Hammer claws & Nail Pullers
... Building a beam ... Joist ledgers and

hangers
... Bridging ... Plywood grading ... Plywood Subflooring: Laying

tongue & groove, marking & nailing

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Residential Framing

Part Two: WALLS,

WINDOWS & DOORS

 

30 min, on DVD w. Parts One and Three (30 min. ea.)


Wall plates top and bottom ..Studs .. Layout of a simple wall

Framing square
..Nailing studs .. Door openings .. Jacks .. Headers

Cripples
.... Window openings .... Exterior corners & posts, nailers

Interior corners, 'T's
.... Fibre & Ply Sheathing .... Raising & bracing

wall units, checking square & plumb
..Plates w. openings layout

Length & height
..Getting dimensions from plans ..Marking first

plate, ruling in
..Bearing walls, partitions ..Framing as component

units
..Multiple-level bearing ..Checking multiple units for square &

plumb: plumb bob
..Penetrations ..Stairways ..Hearths ..Chimneys

Framing in ductwork and designed lighting

 

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Residential Framing

Part Three: ROOFS

& SKYLIGHTS

 

30 min, on DVD w. Parts One and Two (30 min. ea.)


Triangular shape and structural strength ..Ridge & rafters Pitch

Pitch proportions
.. Rafter spans & bracing .. Trusses ..Truss design &

dead loads, live loads
..Attics Attic rooms & floors Dormers:

placement, framing
.... Skylights to attic room .... Long spans: the 'A'

frame
.... Truss joists & rafters .... Framing for a cathedral ceiling

Truss joist and rafter ridge support
..Plywood subroofing & clips

Gable end studs & sheathing
.. Hipped roofs & 'L's Overhang, soffit

returns & cornice
..Penetrations ..Cathedral & multiple skylights

 

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