A line drawing of a timber frame. Some important terms and parts are shown, including rafter, fascia, soffit bearer, lintel, ledger, jack stud, sill trimmer, jamb stud, jack stud, termite shield (or ant cap), hanging beam, cleat (or hanger), ceiling joist, jack ceiling joist (or trimmer), top wall plate, brace, noggin, common stud, bottom wall plate, floor joist, bearer and stump (or post or pier).
advanced house framing, also called optimum value engineering (ove) ~ reduces amount of lumber used and waste generated... boosts energy efficiency by replacing lumber with insulation material while maintaining the structural integrity of home... improves the whole-wall r-value by reducing thermal bridging through the framing and maximizing insulated wall area ~ more energy-efficient home design tips here http://energy.gov/energysaver/articles/energy-efficient-home-design
Give your bedroom a modern look with the warmth of this solid wood bed. This design features a sturdy solid wood frame construction that can last for years. Featuring an Eco-friendly design, this bed has minimal impact on the environment, as all wood comes from renewable forests. Its wire brushed finish is non-toxic, perfectly safe for you and your loved ones.
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Rustic or Polished, Wood Furniture a Stylish Addition to Any Room