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Intro to Construction. Identify &amp; define typical wall parts. Objectives. Identify careers associated with construction. Determine amount of materials needed. Determine cost of materials needed. Correctly layout plates for a wall to plan. Safely cut part to size.

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### Intro to Construction

• Identify& define typical wall parts

Objectives

• Identify careers associated with construction
• Determine amount of materials needed
• Determine cost of materials needed
• Correctly layout plates for a wall to plan
• Safely cut part to size
• Demonstrate ability to construct wall(s) to plans
• Layout & construct a window opening

Double

Top plate

Cripple

Stud

Trimmer

stud

Stud

Sill

Bottom

plate

Cripple

Stud

Wall Parts terms

A. Stud-

a vertical framing member

16” or 24” oc

B. Trimmer Stud-

supports header over door or window

does not extend all the way from bottom to top plate

A. Cripple Stud-

Wall Parts terms

D. Bottom plate-

Horizontal framing member used to tie together studs (sole plate)

E. Double top Plate-

Wall Parts terms

supports structural loads above an opening

G. Sill-

At bottom of window opening used to support window

Estimating Construction Material

If studs 24” OC

(24’ / 2’) + 1 = ___

13

(24’ / 2’) + 1 = ___

13

(16’ / 2’) + 1 = ___

9

9

(16’ / 2’) + 1 = ___

(16’ / 2’) + 1 = ___

9

+ (+short int. )= ___

6

59

Simple floor Plan 16’X 24’

Rough # of studs needed ______

of these ______ are trimmer studs

# of 16’ plates needed ______

# sheets of plywood for sides _____

59

20

20

# of opening x 2= ___

18

3 per wall @ size = ___

18

20

Each sheet 4’x8’= ___

20

### Intro to Construction

General Contractor \$/job: in charge of rest

Careers

Masons \$20/hr: concrete/ block/ brick

Framers \$18/hr: studs/ plates/ rafters

Roofer : \$17/hr vents/ shingles

Finished Carpenters \$25/hr: trim/ molding

Electricians \$25/hr: wiring

Plumbers \$25/hr: water/ gas/ waste lines