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A line drawing of a timber frame. Some important terms and parts are shown, including rafter, fascia, soffit bearer, lintel, ledger, jack stud, sill trimmer, jamb stud, jack stud, termite shield (or ant cap), hanging beam, cleat (or hanger), ceiling joist, jack ceiling joist (or trimmer), top wall plate, brace, noggin, common stud, bottom wall plate, floor joist, bearer and stump (or post or pier).

A line drawing of a timber frame. Some important terms and parts are shown, including rafter, fascia, soffit bearer, lintel, ledger, jack stud, sill trimmer, jamb stud, jack stud, termite shield (or ant cap), hanging beam, cleat (or hanger), ceiling joist, jack ceiling joist (or trimmer), top wall plate, brace, noggin, common stud, bottom wall plate, floor joist, bearer and stump (or post or pier).

Wood Frame Construction Manual | Don't forget soundproofing, learn about framing for noise reduction ...

Wood Frame Construction Manual | Don't forget soundproofing, learn about framing for noise reduction ...

advanced house framing, also called optimum value engineering (ove) ~ reduces amount of lumber used and waste generated... boosts energy efficiency by replacing lumber with insulation material while maintaining the structural integrity of home... improves the whole-wall r-value by reducing thermal bridging through the framing and maximizing insulated wall area ~ more energy-efficient home design tips here http://energy.gov/energysaver/articles/energy-efficient-home-design

advanced house framing, also called optimum value engineering (ove) ~ reduces amount of lumber used and waste generated... boosts energy efficiency by replacing lumber with insulation material while maintaining the structural integrity of home... improves the whole-wall r-value by reducing thermal bridging through the framing and maximizing insulated wall area ~ more energy-efficient home design tips here http://energy.gov/energysaver/articles/energy-efficient-home-design

Structural insulated panels (SIPs), also known as foam core, stress-skin or sandwich panels, are a highly energy efficient alternative to stud-frame construction.

Structural insulated panels (SIPs), also known as foam core, stress-skin or sandwich panels, are a highly energy efficient alternative to stud-frame construction.

construction truck prints. maybe for a little boy I know who loves cars and trucks!

construction truck prints. maybe for a little boy I know who loves cars and trucks!

Learn more about Steel Frames. Check the structures. :) ‪#‎steelframes‬ ‪#‎lightmetalframes‬

Learn more about Steel Frames. Check the structures. :) ‪#‎steelframes‬ ‪#‎lightmetalframes‬

framing walls in construction | How to Build a Frame for an Interior Wall - Do-it-yourself-help.com

framing walls in construction | How to Build a Frame for an Interior Wall - Do-it-yourself-help.com