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About the Author xi Acknowledgments xiii Introduction xv Chapter 1: Introduction to Framing 1 Framing Terms 4 Framing Lumber 6 Framing Sheathing 7 Engineered Wood Products 8 Lumber & Wood Structural Panel Grade Stamps 12 Framing Nails 13 Framing Tools 14 Framing Tool Truck 16 Cutting Lumber 17 Protecting Lumber from Decay 18 Preservative Treated Wood 20 Chapter 2: Nailing Patterns 21 Nail Top Plate to Studs 24 Nail Bottom Plate to Studs 24 Nail Double Plate to Top Plate 25 Nail Corner 25 Nail Walls Together or Nail Double Studs 25 Nail Trimmer to Stud 26 Concrete Nailing 26 Nail Bearing & Nonbearing Walls to Floor Perpendicular to Joists 27 Nail Bearing & Nonbearing Walls to Floor Parallel to Joists 27 Nail Header to Stud 28 Nail Let-in Bracing 29 Nail End of Joist 30 Nail Rim Joist 30 Nail Sheathing 31 Nail Built-up Girders & Beams 32 Nail Joist Blocking 32 Nail Lapping Joists 33 Nail Drywall Backing 33 Nail Trusses to Wall 34 Nail Ceiling Joist, Rafters, & Ridge 34 Nail Rafters to Wall 35 Nail Blocks 35 Nail Fascia & Bargeboard 36 Chapter 3: Floor Framing 37 Step 1-Crown & Place Joists 40 Steps 2 & 3-Nail Rim Joists in Place & Cut Joists to Length 41 Step 4-Nail Joists in Place 42 Step 5-Frame Openings in Joists 43 Steps 6 & 7-Block Bearing Walls & Nail Joists to Walls 44 Step 8-Drywall Backing 45 Step 9-Subfloor Sheathing 46 Chapter 4: Wall Framing 47 Step 1-Spread Headers 50 Step 2-Spread Makeup 51 Steps 3-7-Assemble Wall 52 Step 8-Square Wall 53 Step 9-Sheathe Wall 54 Step 10-Install Nail-Flange Windows 55 Steps 11-15-Standing & Setting Wall 56 Step 16-Plumb & Line 57 Framing Rake Walls 60 Chapter 5: Roof Framing 69 Roof Framing Terms 72 Step 1-Find the Lengths of Common Rafters 74 Step 2-Cut Common Rafter 83 Step 3-Set Ridge Board 86 Step 4-Set Common Rafters 87 Step 5-Find Length of Hip & Valley Rafters 88 Step 6-Cut Hip & Valley Rafters 89 Step 7-Set Hip & Valley Rafters 91 Step 8-Set Jack Rafters 92 Step 9-Block Rafters & Lookouts 93 Step 10-Set Fascia 93 Step 11-Install Sheathing 94 Rafter Guidelines 95 Ceiling Joists 106 Step 1-Spread Trusses 108 Step 2-Sheathe Gable Ends 109 Step 3-Set Gable Ends 109 Step 4-Roll Trusses 110 Steps 5-8 111 Chapter 6: Doors, Windows, & Stairs 113 Door Framing Terms 116 Installation of Exterior Doors 116 Installation of Nail-Flange Window 119 Installation of Window Flashing 120 Installation of Sliding Glass Doors 121 Installation of Stairs 122 Circular Stairs 127 Chapter 7: Layout 135 Wall Layout 139 Joist Layout 154 Rafter or Truss Layout 156 Roof Layout 156 Chapter 8: Engineered Wood Products 159 Engineered Panel Products 162 Engineered Lumber Products 163 Chapter 9: Wind & Earthquake Framing 183 The Strength of Good Framing 186 Understanding Structural Loads 186 Building Code Load Requirements 187 Regional Considerations 188 Framing Details 188 Hold-Downs 195 Positive Placement Nail Guns 200 Chapter 10: Building Code Requirements 203 Introduction to Building Codes 206 Framing According to Code 210 Protection from Decay 228 Termite Protection 234 Chapter 11: Green Framing 235 Green Framing Feeling 238 Advanced Framing 238 Material Selection 240 Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) 241 SIP Installation 241 SIP Tools 247 Chapter 12: Preparing for a Job 249 Developing a Job Start Checklist 252 Reviewing the Plans & Making Preparations 255 Organizing the Job Site 259 Chapter 13: Managing the Framing Start 263 Checking Exterior Wall Dimensions 266 Checking Reference Lines for Square 267 Adjusting Reference Lines 268 Checking the Building for Level 270 Chapter 14: Managing a Framing Team 275 Managing Your Team 278 The Role of Lead Framers 279 Quality Control 288 Organizing Tools & Materials 289 Teaching Framers 292 Framing Tips for Every Task 294 Planning & Scheduling 302 Recordkeeping 304 Productivity 306 Chapter 15: Safety 311 Personal Protective Equipment 314 Hand Tools 315 Ladders 317 Fall Protection 317 Rough Terrain Forklift Safety 319 Housekeeping 321 Glossary 325 Spanish Framing Terms 335 Index 343

About the Author

Scot Simpson, owner of S.S. Framing, Inc., in Edmonds, Washington,??has been framing homes, schools, and commercial buildings for more than thirty years. He developed and refined the methods in this book, using them to train his crews. Scot is the author of many articles for construction magazines such as Fine Homebuilding and the Journal of Light Construction. He was the 2006 chairman of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Framers Council.

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