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fram basement walls and beams f5a webR.JPG (84335 bytes)
FRAM basement bearing wall f21a webR.JPG (41331 bytes)
FRAM beam with Joist hangers f21a webR.JPG (35607 bytes)
FRAM treated sole plate bsmt f21a webR.JPG (33338 bytes)
FRAM basement bearing wall with header f22a webR.JPG (35711 bytes)
The basement bearing walls are framed first.
The basement bearing walls are framed first.
Joist hangers are used to secure the joists to the microlam beam.
Treated lumber is used for bottom plate. Plate is fastened with a powder gun.
A solid wood header carries the floor load above the door opening.
FRAM sill plate anchor bolt f22a WR.JPG (42190 bytes)
FRAM TJI blocking f22a WR.JPG (62503 bytes)
FRAM Sheathing the subfloor f22a WR.JPG (59767 bytes)
FRAM glueing and nailing sheathing f22a WR.JPG (42109 bytes)
FRAM complete outside wall f22a WR.JPG (43921 bytes)
Insulation is put between the foundation and the sill plate.  Anchor bolts secure the framing.
The floor joists are laid out and blocking is installed over the bearing walls.
The OSB sheathing is placed perpendicular to the floor joists.
The sheathing is glued and nailed to the I joists.
The exterior walls are framed first.
FRAM sheath exterior wall f22a WR.JPG (49781 bytes)
FRAM lifting wall f22a WR.JPG (42569 bytes)
FRAM plumbing a wall f22a WR.JPG (33310 bytes)
FRAM braced exterior wall f22a WR.JPG (42874 bytes)
FRAM metal angle wall braces f5a WR.JPG (58400 bytes)
The walls are then sheathed with 7/16 OSB sheathing.
The wall is lifted into place.
The walls are plumbed and then braced and connected to the other exterior wall.
Angle braces hold the walls temporarily in place. 
The interior walls are constructed after the exterior wall are tied together.
FRAM chalklines for walls f5a.jpg (77097 bytes)
FRAM window sealing.JPG (31417 bytes)
HVAC- roughed in register WR.JPG (47926 bytes)
HVAC Register rough-in WR.JPG (48134 bytes)
HVAC Ductwork under beam f26a WR.JPG (26640 bytes)
Lines are chalked for the interior walls.
Ice and water shield surrounding a window
Heat register-rough framing stage
Hole cut for heat register against outside wall
Duct running under bearing beam
HVAC Ductwork under beam F6A WR.JPG (60499 bytes)
ELEC switch mark on the wall f26a WR.JPG (13059 bytes)
R-IN central vac.JPG (35657 bytes)
Duct running under bearing beam
A Stud marked for a switch box
Central vacuum lines

   

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