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How To Frame a Window and Door Opening
 
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Shannon from http://www.house-improvements.com shows you how to layout and construct a wood wall framing containing a window and door. This is part of our series on wood stud framing construction.
Views: 2666483 HouseImprovements
Why Studs are the Length that they are
 
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Ever wondered why framing studs are strange lengths? Well it's all for good reason which you will find out.
Views: 2178 Kody Horvey
ACCURATE DOOR FRAMING FOR PREHUNG INTERIOR DOOR  (CC)
 
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BOB SCHMIDT SHOWS YOU HOW TO ACCURATELY FRAME FOR AN INTERIOR DOOR SHOWING YOU HOW TO MEASURE A DOOR AND ALLOW FOR PROPER CLEARANCE WHILE FRAMING ALSO HOW TO DEAL WITH AN UNLEVEL FLOOR.probably the single most important part of your framing is your door framing 00:08 proper door framing as far as installing the door go much easier 00:12 I will show you how to do that, Lets get to work. 00:20 now before you can frame for a door you have to understand door sizes, 00:24 this door in particular that we are going to be installing today is a 00:27 two six door. 00:29 does not mean twenty six inches it means 2ft 6 inches and that is a 30 inch door 00:34 in 00:34 you always frame two inches wider 00:38 than 00:38 the size of the door to allow for this door jamb material 00:42 and to allow for shims for setting the door 00:45 same holds true on the height a standard door is 6ft 8 in 00:49 you always frames six foot ten 00:52 along side of your opening for the door 00:54 you're always going to have two studs 00:57 the stud here that is 1 1/2 inch away from the opening 01:00 we call it the king stud 01:02 and it runs from the base plate 01:04 all the way up 01:07 to the bottom of your top plate 01:08 at the top 01:10 now this stud here 01:11 will call it the crippling comes even with your opening and this is what you 01:15 you are going to attach your door to 01:17 and it runs from the bottom plate all the way up to the bottom of your header 01:20 which is the top framing for the opening 01:23 now there's a reason why you always have two studs alongside a door opening 01:27 its because 01:28 A) It has more strength for holding the weight of the door 01:32 B) 01:33 if you nail these two studs together nice and flat on the face 01:37 It will also help keep them from twisting or bowing 01:40 and third reason is 01:42 is when you had your box, when you put your door trim on here 01:45 It will hold your electrical box far enough away that a standard casing will fit. 01:50 if you're using a wider than standard casing 01:53 you can always add a block to install your box on to 01:57 give you enough spacing for your trim. The single most important thing you can do when 02:01 you're framing for your door 02:04 is make sure that this is plumb 02:06 hold the 4ft level about the center the opening 02:09 put it against the two side studs 02:11 and make sure that the bubble is as close to the dead center between those lines as you can 02:15 get 02:16 there's only a limited amount of space that you are going to have here 02:20 to shim in behind the door if you have this leaning too far one way or the 02:23 other 02:24 the door will not fit properly 02:26 once you're sure that your two sides are plumb 02:29 you also have to make sure that your header is level 02:32 now sometimes when you're building on a basement floor and the floor is running downhill 02:38 one-side of your jamb may be kicked up higher than the other 02:41 and make sure that you make any adjustments that you have to do to make 02:44 this level prior to hanging drywall. So there you go 02:49 you got your width right you got your height right you have your two side pieces 02:52 that are nice and flush with each other that you nailed together strongly 02:56 you got a level top of plumb sides You are ready to get some drywall on this frame 03:01 and this opening will be ready for a door. One more thing i realized after watching 03:04 this video that we maybe you need to know 03:06 this framing that we did for this wall 03:08 is for not bearing wall, in other words 03:12 you're going to have weight above here a roof load or floor load you'd have to 03:16 consult an engineer to find out what size header you will need 03:21 prior 03:22 to building the wall 03:25 yea that that was pretty it, Owww 03:27 I forgot wait a second! 03:29 in case you like this video we have some other stuff coming out you'll be 03:32 the first one to see it if you just hit the Subscribe button its over here some where. THANKS! 03:35 there's no more
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Framing Tips and Terminology of a Load bearing wall
 
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Get to know the terminology of a load bearing wall when doing your own framing.
Views: 46349 Kody Horvey
How to straighten a Timber Wall
 
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This video show you how to straighten an Internal timber wall prior to the internal linings being installed. It also show how to cripple a stud in order to straighten it. If you like this video please subscribe to my channel https://www.youtube.com/Buildsum For similar videos check out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XnR477yKOCg
Views: 31838 Buildsum
Framing Tip and an Introduction to Stud Layout
 
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A great video to watch as an introduction to framing and layout. I explain what it is, how and why you want to do it properly and how it affects everything from insulation to doors to drywall. I have a variety of layout videos because of it's importance and they will show you with a tape measure how to do it.
Views: 55880 Kody Horvey
2x6 LVL Studs - Pros and Cons
 
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This ENTIRE house is framed with LVL studs. Here are our advantages and disadvantages Jordan Smith - http:/www.youtube.com/jordansmithbuilds Matts Insta - http://www.instagram.com/risingerbuild Jordans Insta - http://instagram.com/jordansmithbuilds
Views: 71803 Matt Risinger
Wall Frame Components and Construction Sequence
 
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This video shows the names of the members of a typical wall frame and my sequence of construction.
Views: 239683 Buildsum
Framing And Building A Wood Stud Wall
 
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Learn how to build a wood stud wall. This video shows you how to layout the wall stud locations on the top and bottom plates. It also shows you how to crown boards. The framing uses 16 inch on center layout. For Shed Plans to this and other sheds please visit our website at https://www.icreatables.com/sheds/shed-plans.html For more Shed Building videos check out our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/icreatablestv Subscribe to the iCreatablestv channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?adduser=icreatablestv WARNING: These projects can be dangerous, posing risks of personal injury, or property damage, and in some cases, death. There may be the possibly other risks of which I am not fully aware. Use of video content and or website information is at your own risk.
Views: 134562 iCreatables
Framing Basics: 3 Simple Tips for Framing a Wall
 
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Learn a few quick tips to frame any wall perfectly and quickly. Watch the rest of the Building Skill series at http://www.finehomebuilding.com/blog/building-skills. Watch more how-to, tool-review, and design videos: http://www.finehomebuilding.com/videos/
Views: 1828794 finehomebuilding
How To Structurally Support Load Bearing Walls – Truss Joist Floor Framing Repairs
 
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http://www.homebuildingandrepairs.com/repairs/framing/index.html Click on this link for more information about structural engineering, floor framing and home building. This video will provide you with everything you need to know about this type of repair, but will provide you with a few examples of how you can support load bearing walls that are creating problems in the floor framing, because the home wasn't built correctly. You can use double joist to support structural walls and truss joists blocks for truss joists type framing, but you should always check with a structural engineer for clarification. These videos are only meant to give you ideas and will not work all the time or for every type of building..
Views: 189368 gregvancom
Advanced Framing vs Traditional Framing
 
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Follow me on Instagram for daily posting - https://www.instagram.com/risingerbuild/ In this video I'll show you the differences between Advanced Framing and Traditional Framing methods. For more information visit my blog at http://www.MattRisinger.com -Matt Risinger Principal of Risinger Homes in Austin, TX
Views: 1501265 Matt Risinger
Master Carpenter Hack: How to Fasten Wood to Concrete with Standard Construction Screws
 
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Fastening wood quickly and securely to concrete is a simple job with this method from my contractor's 'Bag-o-Tricks'. Learn how to use standard construction screws to attach wood (or just about any other material) to any type of foundation wall or concrete/masonry surface with consistent, predictable results! This link takes you to my Amazon Influencer's page where there's a list of some of the tools I use on this type of project: http://a.co/dIBpmi1 Amazon pays a small percentage to Next Level Carpentry from any sales as an 'advertising fee' which helps support this channel and is greatly appreciated!
Views: 579281 Next Level Carpentry
Home Building Mistakes -  Incorrect Window Header Framing
 
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http://www.homebuildingandrepairs.com/framing/index.html Click on this link for more videos on house framing, home building and repairs. Watch this video to learn more about problems framing carpenters make when they're in a hurry and don't take the time to double check their measurements or wall layout. I don't know how many times someone tells me how easy it is to build a home, until they actually do it. Just because someone else makes their job look easy, doesn't mean that it actually is. Experience construction workers realize and avoid common mistakes like these. Don't forget to visit our other websites and keep watching our videos.
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Framing Exterior Wall Corners - Requested SketchUp Video
 
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A good guide for beginners http://amzn.to/2HgIwdM A viewer request a video showing how exterior wall corners are framed. There are a few different ways to do this but I show the most common method which makes for a strong corner and also dead wood for nailing interior wall surfaces in the corner. You can see us build the real thing here https://www.youtube.com/user/ArtisanConstruction Places you can find me! facebook: http://www.facebook.com/artisantony.youtube Website: http://www.ArtisanTony.com twitter: https://twitter.com/ArtisanTony Music: The music "The Artisan Way" was written and performed for my channel by my son, Barret. His channel is here http://www.youtube.com/user/insanedrummer89
Views: 400345 ArtisanTony
How to Frame a Rough Opening
 
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This specifically focuses on how to determine the framing lengths when constructing a Rough Opening. Additionally your header and rough-sill are always 3 inches longer that the width of the R.O. and the rough sill is the same as the R.O. (when built the same as the drawing)
Views: 35336 Kody Horvey
How to calculate the length of roof rafters (captioned)
 
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When building a roof, how do you calculate the length of the rafters? All you need to know are the span of the building and the slope of the roof.
Views: 450136 ACCBCT
Can I Use 2x4 for Interior Door Headers - Construction Questions
 
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http://www.homebuildingandrepairs.com/engineering/index.html Click on this link if you're interested in learning more about house framing and home engineering. Watch this video to find the answer to the question I've been asked many times, Can You Use Two by Fours for Interior Door Headers? If you're working with interior non-bearing walls and engineered roof truss systems, there's a good chance or should I say a possibility that you can use two by fours instead of larger pieces of lumber, like 4 x 4 sport 4 x 6. If you're looking for more information about construction or even your home and are a do-it-yourselfer or professional construction worker, we just might have the answer you're looking for at one of our websites.
Views: 12730 gregvancom
Framing and Building a Wall
 
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Watch a non-load bearing wall being constructed. See how to stack the wall studs with floor joists and what a typical door opening should look like. Learn more at: https://ezhangdoor.com/framing-and-building-walls-rough-openings-and-headers/
Views: 2408204 EZ-Hang Door
DIY Building Construction: "Framing Floor Joists & Walls" 1950 US Navy Training Film MN-5715b
 
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Support this channel: https://www.patreon.com/jeffquitney Construction, Building, Maintenance, Repair... playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL83D28D06BC04F26F US Navy Training Film playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLA40407C12E5E35A7 more at http://hardware.quickfound.net/ "Illustrates procedures for constructing walls, floors, doors,and windows of a two-story building." US Navy training film MN-5715b Originally a public domain film from the US National Archives, slightly cropped to remove uneven edges, with the aspect ratio corrected, and one-pass brightness-contrast-color correction & mild video noise reduction applied. The soundtrack was also processed with volume normalization, noise reduction, clipping reduction, and/or equalization (the resulting sound, though not perfect, is far less noisy than the original). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Framing_(construction) Wikipedia license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ ...Walls Wall framing in house construction includes the vertical and horizontal members of exterior walls and interior partitions, both of bearing walls and non-bearing walls. These stick members, referred to as studs, wall plates and lintels (headers), serve as a nailing base for all covering material and support the upper floor platforms, which provide the lateral strength along a wall. The platforms may be the boxed structure of a ceiling and roof, or the ceiling and floor joists of the story above. The technique is variously referred to colloquially in the building trades as stick and frame, stick and platform, or stick and box as the sticks (studs) give the structure its vertical support, and the box shaped floor sections with joists contained within length-long post and lintels (more commonly called headers), supports the weight of whatever is above, including the next wall up and the roof above the top story. The platform also provides the lateral support against wind and holds the stick walls true and square. Any lower platform supports the weight of the platforms and walls above the level of its component headers and joists. Framing lumber should be grade-stamped, and have a moisture content not exceeding 19%. There are three historically common methods of framing a house. - Post and Beam, which is now used predominately in barn construction. - Balloon framing using a technique suspending floors from the walls was common until the late 1940s, but since that time, platform framing has become the predominant form of house construction. - Platform framing often forms wall sections horizontally on the sub-floor prior to erection, easing positioning of studs and increasing accuracy while cutting the necessary manpower. The top and bottom plates are end-nailed to each stud with two nails at least 3.25 in (83 mm) in length (16d or 16 penny nails). Studs are at least doubled (creating posts) at openings, the jack stud being cut to receive the lintels(headers) that are placed and end-nailed through the outer studs. Wall sheathing, usually a plywood or other laminate, is usually applied to the framing prior to erection, thus eliminating the need to scaffold, and again increasing speed and cutting manpower needs and expenses. Some types of exterior sheathing, such as asphalt-impregnated fibreboard, plywood, oriented strand board and waferboard, will provide adequate bracing to resist lateral loads and keep the wall square. (Construction codes in most jurisdictions require a stiff plywood sheathing.) Others, such as rigid glass-fibre, asphalt-coated fibreboard, polystyrene or polyurethane board, will not. In this latter case, the wall should be reinforced with a diagonal wood or metal bracing inset into the studs... Corners A multiple-stud post made up of at least three studs, or the equivalent, is generally used at exterior corners and intersections to secure a good tie between adjoining walls and to provide nailing support for the interior finish and exterior sheathing. Corners and intersections, however, must be framed with at least two studs. Nailing support for the edges of the ceiling is required at the junction of the wall and ceiling where partitions run parallel to the ceiling joists. This material is commonly referred to as 'dead wood' or backing. Exterior wall studs Wall framing in house construction includes the vertical and horizontal members of exterior walls and interior partitions. These members, referred to as studs, wall plates and lintels, serve as a nailing base for all covering material and support the upper floors, ceiling and roof. Exterior wall studs are the vertical members to which the wall sheathing and cladding are attached. They are supported on a bottom plate or foundation sill and in turn support the top plate. Studs usually consist of 2 × 4 in (51 × 100 mm) or 2 × 6 in (51 × 150 mm) lumber and are commonly spaced at 16 in (410 mm) on centre...
Views: 3704 Jeff Quitney
Steel Framing: How To Build a Metal Stud Wall | Craftsman
 
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Steel framing might be a better option for a wall especially when the ground you are working on is uneven. Rob North shows you how to build a metal stud wall the right way. Join the Craftsman Club now for exclusive offers and updates on new products and projects: http://bit.ly/1MYp03B Check out more steel framing videos – How to connect metal studs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnEXw4q0-ao&list=PLb35eseAI1U37nAAP22krut9XfRGGXWm6&index=2 We upload new videos every week. Subscribe today: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=craftsman Website: http://www.craftsman.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/craftsman Twitter: https://twitter.com/craftsman Instagram: https://instagram.com/craftsman/ Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/craftsman/ Google+: https://plus.google.com/+craftsman/posts This Craftsman video is about steel framing and how to build a metal stud wall.
Views: 363613 Craftsman
Framing with LVL studs
 
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A house framed to withstand 112 MPH winds?! Matt goes ROGUE and takes us around a house being framed with all LVL studs.
Views: 37291 Matt Risinger
DIY Shed AsktheBuilder Joist Hanger Secret Tips
 
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http://www.AsktheBuilder.com founder, Tim Carter, share a few secret tips about installing joist hangers. These tips help you get the top of the joists flush with the top of a beam, allow you to deal with cupped joists and a secret tip about cutting the correct length of the joist. For more DIY Shed building tips and information and to PURCHASE the actual plans for the shed in this video, click the following links: SHED PLANNING: http://www.askthebuilder.com/how-to-plan-a-shed/ SHEDS for STORAGE: http://www.askthebuilder.com/storage-sheds/ GARDEN SHEDS: http://www.askthebuilder.com/garden-sheds/ SHED RAMPS: http://www.askthebuilder.com/shed-ramps/ PURCHASE ACTUAL SHED PLANS: http://shop.askthebuilder.com/deluxe-two-story-shed-plans/
Views: 155053 Ask the Builder
Framing Exterior Walls With 2x6 Studs, Building Strong Walls With Good R-Value
 
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How that we have the floor of the home built we are going to start building exterior walls out of 2x6 that will be strong and provide good insulation for the home
How To Cut Gable Studs Formula - Advanced Carpentry and Home Building Tip
 
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http://www.homebuildingandrepairs.com/framing/index.html Click on this link if you're interested in learning a little more about home building, carpentry and framing. This video will provide you with a simple and easy-to-follow formula you can use to cut gable studs for a gable wall. These wall studs will connect to the top plates of a lower wall and then to the bottom of a roof rafter or plate that connects directly to a rafter. For more interesting tips about home building, go to our website or check out our organized list of YouTube videos that can be found on our website.
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HOW TO - Install a doorway or opening within a metal stud wall
 
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HOW TO - Install a doorway or opening within a metal stud wall
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Super Easy Wall Stud & Ceiling Joist Finding Trick
 
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See the NEWER EASIER UPDATED Method: https://youtu.be/OVGHG-1CNKY Check out my super easy trick to find wall studs (and even ceiling joists!) that involves no measuring, no math, & no unreliable electronic stud finder. My Original Stud Finding Method: https://youtu.be/3jVfPdriWi8 Here's a Wall Mounted Corner TV Shelf I made & hung using this trick: https://youtu.be/lSZk0yymHiE DIY Mini "Log" Magnets: https://youtu.be/64KI1224b6c My Site: http://www.diydork.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/mrdiydork Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MrDiyDork Twitter: https://twitter.com/MrDiyDork
Views: 2285812 MrDiyDork
The basics on a Speed square
 
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How to use this tool like a boss. For the other 98% of the world using metric check out my new video on the metric speed square. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_LiUseizdQ8
Views: 5964968 Classic Work
Framing a Door
 
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http://go.askthebuilder.com/YouTubeNews founder Tim Carter demonstrates some important tips about the rough framing at a doorway. If you want great tips like this every week, be sure to sign up for the FREE AsktheBuilder.com newsletter: http://go.askthebuilder.com/YouTubeNews Discover more on framing at askthebuilder.com: http://www.askthebuilder.com/house-framing-techniques-part-1-video/ http://www.askthebuilder.com/framing-square-video/ http://www.askthebuilder.com/interior-wall-framing/ http://www.askthebuilder.com/roof-framing-basics/
Views: 163772 Ask the Builder
How to build a stud wall
 
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Watch our step-by-step video showing how to build a stud wall, with expert advice and top tips to help you complete the job with confidence. Visit the official B&Q YouTube channel. Here you'll find the ideas and know-how you need to make your home improvement dream a reality: http://www.youtube.com/bandq Need a helping hand with your DIY project? We're always uploading new videos, so whatever your project, we're here to support you 24/7. Subscribe today so you don't miss out. http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=bandq Buying in bulk? Let us get it to your door. For more advice go to http://www.diy.com/advice To shop at B&Q go to http://www.diy.com Join the B&Q Club for exclusive offers: http://www.diy.com/club Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bandq Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bandq Be inspired on Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/bandq Find new ideas on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/bandq_uk
Views: 148859 bandq
Skillion Roof Scribing Rafters
 
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This video shows how to scribe the position of the birdsmouths for a Skillion Roof.
Views: 188042 Buildsum
How To Build A Lean To Shed - Part 4 -  Rafter Build
 
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Learn how to measure and cut out roof rafters for a lean to shed. This is the 4th video in our How To Build A Lean To Shed series. This video teaches you how to measure and cut a rafter birds mouth and seat cut for a lean to shed. For Shed Plans to this and other sheds please visit our website at https://www.icreatables.com/sheds/shed-plans.html For more Shed Building videos check out our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/icreatablestv Subscribe to the iCreatablestv channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?adduser=icreatablestv WARNING: These projects can be dangerous, posing risks of personal injury, or property damage, and in some cases, death. There may be the possibly other risks of which I am not fully aware. Use of video content and or website information is at your own risk.
Views: 571927 iCreatables
How To Score Good CHEAP Lumber from Lowes & Home Depot
 
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Interested in A Career In Welding? Click Here: http://www.georgiatradeschool.com/ ChuckE2009 Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/ChuckE2009/282164941819994
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Drilling Through King Stud Framing for Plumbing Waste Pipes
 
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http://www.homebuildingandrepairs.com/framing/index.html Click on this link for more house framing, plumbing and home building video ideas. I don't know how many times I've removed the exterior or interior of a wall to find out that the plumber has drilled through a 2 x 4 kings stud. Check with your local building codes or building inspector, to make sure that you're allowed to notch certain framing components like king studs or wall trimmers. If you're interested in learning more about home building, remodeling and construction, you're in the right place. Watch some more of our videos and learn.
Views: 95823 gregvancom
How To Build A Stud Wall - DIY At Bunnings
 
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If you are looking to install an internal wall in your house the first step is to build a stud wall which is essentially the wall frame. In this video you'll learn how to build a stud wall inside an existing house as well as tips on how to make room for a door frame. For more DIY advice, visit the Bunnings website today: http://www.bunnings.com.au/diy-advice
Views: 527750 Bunnings Warehouse
How to Remove a Load-Bearing Wall - This Old House
 
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This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to safely cut open up a wall. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fX246eSp-34&index=16&list=PLkJADc1qDrr-ZmCu0t_YNmTXHVt80JDyE How to Frame Out Basement Walls: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i48Tdi4H1TY How to Create an Interior Door Opening: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_tX79jtcaQ How to Repair Plaster Walls: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4D0sESi5So Watch the How-To Videos playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV Shopping List for How to Remove a Load-Bearing Wall: - 2x4s, for bracing ceiling above - 2x8s and filler strips, used to build new header - construction adhesive, for adhering new framing to wall - assorted drywall screws and common nails Tools for How to Remove a Load-Bearing Wall: - hammer - reciprocating saw, used to cut opening in wall - power miter saw, used to cut lumber to length - drill/driver, used to drive screws - caulking gun, for applying construction adhesive - wet/dry vacuum, used to collect saw dust Follow This Old House: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ThisOldHouse Twitter: https://twitter.com/thisoldhouse Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/thisoldhouse/ G+: https://plus.google.com/+thisoldhouse/posts Instagram: http://instagram.com/thisoldhouse Tumblr: http://thisoldhouse.tumblr.com/
Views: 1346303 This Old House
How to Tell if Your Wall is Load Bearing, How To Cut a Doorway in a Load Bearing Wall
 
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Be sure to view our other video on How To Eliminate Wobble in a kitchen wall: https://youtu.be/KWIHdWjPKC0 Tools we recommend: Dewalt Framing Nailer Kit: https://amzn.to/2BIespt It's a 20-Volt MAX XR Lithium-Ion battery cordless brushless 2-speed 33-degree framing nailer. This comes with charger and case too. I got this as a great alternative to having a compressor and twisted hoses everywhere to power a framing nailer to nail the bottom plate and wall studs back together, and add cabinet blocking to our stud walls. Here we show you DIY friends how to tell if a wall is load bearing, and we explain the physics and engineering behind load bearing walls, and break down each of the components of a stud wall for you in this bearing wall design example, like jack studs and kind studs, both important parts of your load bearing wall framing. Keep in mind this house was built in 1946 on the cheap for veterans, and so the header over this door frame resting on the jack studs was not correct. Today's building codes for bearing wall framing would have the header as a two 2x6 boards, with a half inch plywood sandwiched in between and they would be mounted with the 6" side upward vertically, not laying down flat on the jack studs as the door frame on this load bearing wall shows. If you are about to take down your wall in the kitchen to open up the kitchen to the living room, you need to know if that is a • bearing wall structure because you can't just demolish that wall, there are certain bracing precautions you must use prior to load bearing wall removal. So at this point, you really have to study and learn how to know if a wall is load bearing. A load bearing wall is a wall that directly bears the point load weight of the roof trusses or a second floor above it. If it is a true load bearing wall, then usually the floor joists of the attic above your wall will sit with one end of the joist on the top of your stud wall, and so people remodeling a house need to determine if the wall is load bearing or not. If you see a floor joist end on top of your stud wall, then it is a load bearing wall, and you know you can't just remove load bearing wall until you put the new framing in. The strict definition of the load bearing wall is if the ends of a roof truss or floor joists sit on top of your stud wall, then you know there is a point load going down to ground. But what if the joists are just traveling across the top of your stud wall, and the joists are supported on both ends of the house, is your wall still load bearing? In this potential bearing wall design example, opinions vary. It's a tough question, not everyone is a structural engineering expert. I witnessed 2 contractors debating over whether this was a load bearing wall. Some people say yes these are load bearing walls, and some say no. But you cant go wrong in treating it as a load bearing wall, and just make sure you don't take the whole wall down at once. to be safe for load bearing wall removal, you can always build a temporary stud wall to brace the ceiling joists until you replace the bearing wall with a beam and its supports. But if it is a load bearing wall, you need to build bracing to support the floor joists or other loads above prior to removing any studs from this wall. Also the header over the door should be made of two 2x6 pieces of wood nailed together and mounted so the 6" tall part should be the header over the door top. You may need a 1/2" thick filler piece nailed between them. This is what I think is the funny part, you have to build a bearing wall framing structure in order to take down a load bearing framing structure. Load bearing wall removal If the wall is load bearing, then you cannot just start pulling studs out of it to open up your kitchen for that open concept look because then the load, which is your roof or second floor, could come crashing down. You need to build a temporary stud wall and mount it pretty close to your load bearing wall to support the ceiling structure above it before you can remove that load bearing wall. At the risk of sounding repetitive, do not remove any load bearing walls unless you have some type of shoring or temporary bearing wall framing installed. You have to install a load bearing wall to remove a load bearing wall. Sounds counter-intuitive, but think of this temporary bearing wall as a stunt double for the original. Based on the information in this video, you'll be able to quickly determine whether your wall is load bearing or not, and see the necessary anatomy of what a properly framed door cut out should look like to create a cutout for a door in a load bearing wall. Once you decide to cut out a door frame into the wall, this video also shows you the anatomy of the stud wall framing, and discusses the wall framing, the header board, the jack stud, and the king stud, all components in involved in framing a door into the middle of stud wall framing.
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Where You Can Drill Holes and Cut Notches in Structural Floor Framing Joist
 
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http://www.homebuildingandrepairs.com/engineering/index.html Click on this link for more information about structural engineering, house framing and building repairs. In this video I hope to provide you with a few examples of where you can drill holes and cut notches floor framing joist, even though I will not be able to tell you how many notches you're allowed to cut or holes you're allowed to drill in a single joist. Make sure you get something in writing from your structural engineer, before cutting and notching any structural members including joist, roof rafters and wall studs.
Views: 48048 gregvancom
2x4 Plate Layout
 
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Part of an instructional how to video series by the Louisville KY construction experts at Clayborn Contractors Inc. This video shows the viewer how to layout and mark the location of rough framed wall studs in a sample 5' length dormer wall. The video discusses locations of jacks, cripples, common studs, corners and more. The host of the video is our company President Clyde Clayborn. Clyde has over 40 years experience in Residential and Commercial Additions, Remodels, and Building Maintenance. For more information or to have Clayborn Contractors Inc. work on your next project call our construction office secretary at 502-964-8322 or visit us online at http://www.ClaybornGroup.com/Contractors Be sure to subscribe for future video releases. If you found this video helpful please feel free to leave a comment. If you have questions or need more information please post that as well and we will post a solution for you.
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Fixing Framing Problems: Find Crooked Studs, Headers, and Beams
 
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Wstch more Building Skills videos at Finehomebuilding.com http://www.finehomebuilding.com/blog/building-skills Watch more how-to, tool-review, and design videos: http://www.finehomebuilding.com/videos/ Being able to sight-line something is a good skill to develop, and it just takes practice. What this means is, as you're walking around a job site, just eye down walls to see if they're straight or not. The more you do it, the easier it becomes.
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1 king stud
 
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I created this video with the YouTube Video Editor (http://www.youtube.com/editor)
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Quick Tip: Joist Hangers
 
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When hanging floor joists, use joist hangers to make building floor decking easier, says Bob Vila.
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Using an Electric Hand Plane - Beginners #24
 
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** Read Full Article Here - http://goo.gl/tnAMJz Electric hand planes are great little tools, in this video we show how to use them ** Like me at Facebook: https://goo.gl/DLgvoa ** Connect with me on Google+: http://goo.gl/7fotJq ** Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/woodworkweb **** Subscribe here - https://www.youtube.com/user/knecht105 Hand planes have been used forever in woodworking, only in recent years have electric versions come available. We see these used more often in carpentry and house construction and even are very popular in home renovation for their quick work on warped wood. Fine woodworkers use these on occasion but they are not a substitute for a jointer or a thickness planer. Beginner woodworkers may think an electric hand plane is a good way to get boards flat and straight without having to invest in a jointer, unfortunately they are not. Owing to their short length these tend to follow the contour of the wood, which is why jointers are so long, to help flatten out the wood. Still, these little woodworking tools have a place but for fine woodworking sometimes a better choice might be a Veritas Plane from Lee Valley or Lie-Nielsen Plane if fine work is what you are trying to achieve.
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How to Build Joists - Manhattan Brownstone Remodel - Bob Vila eps.2902
 
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Related: When Remodeling Uncovers Hidden Treasures: http://www.bobvila.com/articles/449-when-remodeling-uncovers-hidden-treasures/pages/1 The big story is the cornice molding found intact when the drop ceiling came down. The molding will set a tone for the main living space, where the bricks have been removed to install a flue liner and drafting fireplace. All of the 40s wall, surface, and ceiling treatments are gone, along with the lath and plaster, leaving the bare brick and exposed joists from the original construction. Remodels have cut into the joist work or damaged it, so some reworking will be necessary to build up for the floors and ceilings. The floor joists are sistered to make a level, solid footing for the Georgia-Pacific Plytanium subflooring that goes under the wood floor. Laser levels allow the carpenters to set level lines throughout the apartment horizontally for the floor and vertically for the new steel studs they are installing. Finally, a flexible flue liner is run through the wall, and up the chimney for the new fireplace.
Views: 94869 Bob Vila
TJI Floor Framing and Support Beams
 
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Todd from http://www.homeconstructionimprovement.com shares his experience using TJI's and Paralams (engineered lumber) to frame the first floor of a new home.
Views: 76075 FrontStepsMediaLLC
How To Repair Cut or Damaged Floor Joist – Bolting New Joist To Existing
 
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http://www.homebuildingandrepairs.com/repairs/framing/index.html Click on this link for more information about home repairs. This is the last video in our three-part series on how to repair floor joist that is been cut. This is an actual example of a method used one time for a damaged floor joist repair that was given to me by a structural engineer. Don't forget to watch the other videos for more information on floor framing joist repairs.
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How to determine trimmer height for interior door (#1021)
 
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When framing this tip will help you easily determine the trimmer height for your door opening. I also touch on increasing the height of a door if installing thick flooring later like carpet or hardwood. Typical height is 82 1/2"
Views: 2078 Kody Horvey
Introduction to Joist and Beam Hangers
 
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Watch this video to learn about the differences between typical face mount and top flange hanger installations. You’ll also learn how to correctly install joist and beam hangers. Learn more at http://bit.ly/1T5eJBS.
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Floor Joist OBC Tables
 
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Views: 27333 Steve Minten