Glossary of Terms
A member that is attached to a structural framing member such that the cross-section of the two adjoined members forms a tee.
A wood member which binds a pair of principal rafters at the bottom.
A framing member used to attach a roof truss/rafter to a girder.
Driving nails at an angle into corners or other joints.
Carpentry joint in which the jutting edge of one board fits into the grooved end of a similar board.
The highest girt. A top girt to which both roof and wall sheathing are attached is known as an eave strut.
A member to which a sliding door track is directly attached.
|Track board support||
A structural framing member that is used to support a track board.
The horizontal part of a stair step.
|Truss (Wood Trusses)||
A structural framework, generally two-dimensional (i.e. planar), whose members are almost always assembled to form a series of inter-connected triangles. Perimeter members of the assembly are called truss chords and interior members are called truss webs.
A wood truss that functions as a girder. Top and bottom chords of a truss girder are generally parallel.