Foolproof Layout Method Plans Farmingville NY

When framing walls in Farmingville, pull all layout measurements from the same control point, and always move in the same direction, for example, start at the front of the building and always move left to right.

Local Companies

Landscape Design By Lee
(631) 589-0076
Sayville Boulevard
Sayville, NY
Sunshine of East Coast Inc
(631) 451-1483
1075 Portion Rd
Farmingville, NY
Distinctive Dimensions
(631) 451-9502
37 Roberta Ave
Farmingville, NY
Aljam Construction
(631) 451-7710

Farmingville, NY
Bovis Construction
(212) 355-8368
655 Madison Ave
New York, NY
Long Island landscping Ltd.
800-986-9520
36 Lincoln Ave.
Bay Shore, NY
Landscapes By Lee Itzler
631-368-8626
486 Elwood Road
East Northport, NY
Santorufo Contracting
(631) 698-0910
33 Linden Ln
Farmingville, NY
T Fitz Construction Inc
(631) 696-0034
15 Foxboro Ave
Farmingville, NY
Island Wide Setting Inc
(631) 736-6003
27 Highland Ave
Farmingville, NY
Data Provided by:
  

Provided By:

Source: TOOLS OF THE TRADE Magazine
Publication date: November 1, 2003

By Steve Veroneau

Picture these scenarios: You've agonized to measure, double-check, and line up a complicated roofline, but after nailing up the rafters, you notice that the fascia lines are out of whack. Or, you've cut out all of your tair stringers, only to realize they don't fit and now you're racing rush-hour traffic to the lumberyard. Here are a few layout methods with built-in double-checks that can help solve problems before they start.

Layout Direction. When framing walls, pull all layout measurements from the same control point, and always move in the same direction, for example, start at the front of the building and always move left to right. The direction doesn't matter as long as it's the same throughout the building, including the second and third floors. Consistent layout direction ensures that studs, rafters, and joists align throughout construction. This makes life easier for installing duct work, pipes, or conduit later, leaving any bay useable as a chase throughout the structure.

Repeating Wall Patterns. Plate and detail any lined-up, same-dimension walls at the same time, so you only pull your tape once for multiple walls. For example, architects often load long hallways with closets that are usually the same size; cutting them and laying them out in one shot is easier, more accurate, and faster than laying them out as you go. It's also common to see repeating wall patter...

Click here to read full article from Tools of the Trade

Related Articles
- Hidden-Fastener Tool Farmingville NY
Premium synthetic decks are the heart of my deck-building business, and I use hidden fasteners on all of my projects. In fact, I’m so familiar with hidden clips and screws that I almost wince just typing about them.
- Framing Gable and Shed Dormers Farmingville NY
- Framing Square Farmingville NY
- Eliminating Swirls in Precast Panels Farmingville NY
- How Masonry Buildings Resist Earthquakes Farmingville NY
- Framer's Guide to Engineered Lumber Farmingville NY