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Layouts, foundations, framing by John E. Ball

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill Co. in Indianapolis .
Written in English


  • Building layout.,
  • Foundations.,
  • Framing (Building)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby John E. Ball ; revised and edited by Tom Philbin.
SeriesCarpenters and builders library / by John E. Ball ;, v. 3
ContributionsPhilbin, Tom, 1934-
LC ClassificationsTH385 .B34 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination261 p. :
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3481968M
ISBN 100672233673
LC Control Number82001339

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framing as an example. First I snap all of the layout lines on the floor; then I cut the top and bottom plates and tack all of them in place on the lines. Next I lay out the plates, de-tailing the location of every window, door, stud, and in-tersecting wall. I pry up the top plate and move it about 8 ft. away from the bottom plate, which I. 3. The foundation layout is completed by pulling strings across the batter boards to set the locations of the slab's outer edges, or the outer faces of foundation walls or outer faces of the slab and the foundation walls will often be on the same string. The strings will be set to the dimensions of every item that affects the locations of footings, foundation walls, and level. Best performance of wood frame buildings is obtained when the moisture content of framing lumber at the time the build-ing is enclosed with sheathing and interior finish, is as close as possible to the condition it will reach in service. Grading rules which conform with American Soft-wood Lumber Standard, PS 20, provide for framing lumber. Page Chapter 4. Building Layout and Foundation,,..,..,.,, Layout .. Laying Out a.

This book is great! Worth every penny. Not just for the beginner, but also for the experienced framer. It covers a wide range of topics from compass geometry to old and new joinery, different methods of layout, foundations, engineering and design, wood species and more. If you're interested in timber framing this is a gem. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: pages: illustrations, plans ; 22 cm. Responsibility: by John E. Ball. Masonry Veneer over Frame Walls 12 Notch for Wood Beams 12 Protection Against Termites 12 Chapter 4.—Concrete Floor Slabs on Ground 15 Types of Floor Construction 15 Basic Requirements 15 Combined Slab and Foundation 15 Independent Concrete Slab and Foundation Walls 15 Vapor Barrier Under Concrete Slab common Rafter Layout 1. top Plumb cut: If the lumber is not straight, always put the high or crown side up. At the top of the rafter, place the rafter square on the face of the rafter as in figure 7. Pivot the layout square so that the number 7 on the common scale lines up .