Lesson 8
Light Floor and Wall Framing

In the normal sequence of construction events, the floor and wall activities follow the completed foundation work. In this chapter, we’ll examine established methods of frame construction and discuss in general how floor and wall framing members are assembled. An explanation of subflooring installation, exterior sheathing, interior partitions, and rough openings for doors and windows is also given.

8-1    Wood Sill Framing

8-2    Floor Framing

8-3    Wall Framing

8-4    Ceiling Framing