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By Mark Richard Miller, Rex Miller

The right way to in achieving an ideal end you recognize that the construction is not accomplished simply because the partitions are up and the roof is on. inside details--flooring, stairs, trimwork, cupboards, fireplaces, and painting--finish the venture and provides it personality. This consultant sincerely explains each one step, discusses the instruments concerned, or even examines insulation, termite defense, upkeep, and the way to establish a workshop that makes all of it more uncomplicated. * confirm insurance premiums for varied paints and make the choice that matches your venture * discover some great benefits of paint spray weapons and high-pressure water remedies * learn sorts of insulation and select one who presents height potency * study the professionals and cons of other kinds of chimneys and prefabricated fireplaces * layout and plan a workshop with the apparatus and equipment you will have for completing * reap the benefits of an intensive word list of carpentry and construction phrases

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Stringers (which are the supports for the tread and riser) are installed between floor levels. There are several forms of stringers classed according to the method of attaching the risers and treads. The different types are cleated, cut, built-up, and rabbeted. Review Questions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. What are stringers, risers, and treads? Name the four types of stringers. When is a center or third stringer used? How is the rise figured when designing a stairway? What is the carriage of a staircase? Chapter 2 Flooring After the foundation, sills, and floor joists have been constructed, the subfloor is laid on the joists.

The finished flooring is usually installed after all plastering is complete, after windows and doors are in place, and after most of the interior trim has been installed. When the flooring is ready for installation, the subfloor should be thoroughly cleaned. A layer of deadening felt or building paper will deaden the sound, plus it will help to eliminate floor squeaks. Where a crawl space is used, it will increase the warmth of the floor by preventing air infiltration. Carpeting is usually contracted out.

6 IN. MATERIAL & SPIKE TO 2 IN. ϫ 4 IN. STRINGER 1 /4 . IN 9 1 /4 . IN 9 90° (B) Figure 1-11 Outside step construction. Glossary of Stair Terms The terms generally used in stair design may be defined as follows: r Balusters—The vertical members supporting the handrail on open stairs (Figure 1-12). r Carriage—The rough timber supporting the treads and risers of wood stairs is sometimes referred to as the string or stringer (Figure 1-13). Stairs 13 Figure 1-12 Vertical balusters support the handrail.

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