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The vintage consultant - revised and up to date. The ebook that developers, architects, and scholars have depended on for nearly twenty years has been thoroughly up to date to hide new fabrics, building tools, and the most recent development code revisions. the traditional reference in its box, Rob Thallons photo advisor to border building is the final word visible consultant to development with wooden. choked with enormous quantities of exact drawings, necessary annotations, and field-tested suggestion, the consultant covers foundations, flooring, partitions, roofs, and stairs. This 3rd revised variation additionally deals more information on complex framing, engineered and composite fabrics, and building in high-wind and seismic components.

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Do not use sawn-lu m ber r i m. A Wood I-Joists at Rim Joist Joists on Mudsill or Top Plate LSL bloc king panel bet ween I-joists for heavy loads B Note Ver if y br idging r equir ement for tall joists. Wood I-Joists at Rim Joist Joists Flush with Mudsill Bear ing wall Wood I-joist bloc king bet ween c ut I-joists Su bfloor ing Su bfloor ing Wood I-joists 2x squash bloc ks at both sides of I-joist for heavy loads C Bear ing wall below Wood I-Joists for Loads Squash Blocks & Blocking Panels Bear ing wall below D Bac ker bloc ks on both sides of I-joist at loc ations wher e c onnec tions (su c h as hangers) ar e made to I-joist Wood I-Joist Connections Blocking & Backer Blocks Floors Joist Systems Metal plate Top c hor d Web Bot to m c hor d Four-by-two wood floor trusses are made up of small members (usually 2x4s) that are connected so that they act like a single large member.

Felt moistur e bar r ier bet ween foundation wall & untr eated wood 30-lb. T. T. T. mudsill see 12A Exter ior or inter ior insulation see 15C Exter ior or inter ior insulation see 15C 30-lb. felt moistur e bar r ier bet ween foundation wall & untr eated wood 30-lb. T. 2x4 sill w/ 1⁄ 2 -in. c . C on c r ete- bloc k or c on c r ete foundation wall C Bloc king bet ween joists helps to r esist later al loads. Note For detail w/ joists par allel to wall see 33B. ) through Joist The si mplest but the weakest The si mplest but the weakest method is r ec o m mended only method is r ec o m mended only for bloc king.

But the thin web also means I-joists do not have as much strength to resist vertical crushing forces. For this reason, the web often must be reinforced with plywood or OSB web stiffeners. Nailed to the web, these stiffeners occur at connectors for deep joists, and in other conditions as required by manufacturers’ specifications and local codes. When vertical loads are extreme, I-joists can be reinforced by attaching sections of 2x framing lumber called squash blocks to their sides or by fastening LSL blocking panels between them (see 44C).

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