A principal piece of lumber which strengthens the top of a wall. Allows one wall to tie o another and serves as a junction.
Channels & Corners
An arrangement of lumber used at the corner of a wall or along its interior so that adjoining walls can be attached and nailed.
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.
The lumber nailed to the ends of the tp chords of the tresses to give a finished look to the roof
Are stud size lumber used between studs in a wall to eliminate upward drft, thereby choking a fire that might start in a wall
2 by 4 lumber used to support the top chord of the truss and provide backing for nailing finish material
Connectors used to bind together truss chords and webs at the joints. They can be made out of wood or metal.
Heavy lumber used to support the area above an opening. Headers are used above door and window openings.
2 by 4 lumber placed between trusses at the ridge of the roof which keeps the trusses stable and vertical.
a principal piece of lumber that serves as the bottom of a wall and to which studs, trimmers and cripples are nailed.
A principal piece of lumber that serves as the top of a wall and to which studs and cripples are nailed
is a framework made up of lumber members called chords and webs which form a light, strong and rigid structure.