Yes! We have to build our classroom.

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Friday, September 16, 2011

Sample questions for floor framing and ladder safety

Why is it important to have all boards flush?




What is the length of a precut 8' stud?
What is the length of a precut 9' stud?
What is the rough opening for a 4 0 X 4 0 window?
What is the height of a trimmer?
How close to a joint must there be a anchor bolt?
What is the nailing pattern for plywood? _________ seam __________field
The total width of a header includes the door, plus two inches, plus two trimmers. T F
The total width of a sill is the window size plus one half inch. T F
Windows must have a rough opening framed __________inch larger than the window.
Doors must have a rough opening framed _________inches larger than the door.
Platform framing is also called western framing. T F
In balloon framing , studs extend from the sill to the double plate. T F
It is important to space plywood sheets on each end.
Why do we install the headers on the exterior side of the studs?
Is it safe to burn treated lumber?
Circle the type of wood that can be used for weight bearing walls.
Hem Fir
Doug Fir
White Fir
Pine
When it comes to ladder safety, what is the belt buckle rule?
It is okay to stand on the top step of a step ladder. T F
How high should a ladder extend above a roof line?
When using an extension ladder up to a roof, it is important to install it with a 4 to 1 ratio T F
It is okay to use a ladder if only two rungs are bent. T F
How much of a gap do you need between the ends of  four by eight foot sheets?  
 
If a tough shed is 24 feet by 10 feet by 8 feet tall,
How many studs (16 OC) will you need to build all four walls? _______________
How many lineal feet of plate material will you need? ______________________
How much offset must the joints in the top plate and the double plate be?  _____
How many sheets of plywood will you need for the floor?__________________
How many sheets of plywood will you need for the walls?  _______________ How many lineal feet of joists will you need. in 10' lengths?_________________
If  there are 47 16d nails in every pound, how many pounds of 16d nails will you need for this project? ___________ NOTE: each stud will need nine nails, and each joist four nails, then add an additional 10% for bending.

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