Foolproof Layout Method Plans Fredonia NY

When framing walls in Fredonia, 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

Cook's Nursery
(716) 366-8844
10749 Bennett Rd
Dunkirk, NY
Turftenders
(716) 672-2425
185 E Main St
Fredonia, NY
Jacobs Well Incorporated
(716) 672-6307
316 Eagle St
Fredonia, NY
Pierce Services
(716) 672-4050
4930 Webster Rd
Fredonia, NY
Fredonia Peat-Div of Desert
(716) 672-2177
8693 Fredonia Stockton Rd
Fredonia, NY
Gullo's Lawn Care & Landscpng
(716) 363-1133
860 Central Ave
Dunkirk, NY
Anthony Pulci, Kevin Peterson Owners - Anthony Pulci, Kevin Peterson Owners - A & K Landscaping
(716) 680-2059
Fredonia, NY
Imagination Planet
(716) 680-2059
Fredonia, NY
Monte's Small Engine Repair
(716) 679-3138
3405 S Roberts Rd
Fredonia, NY
Decorative Edge
(716) 679-3343
14 Washington Ave
Fredonia, NY

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 Fredonia 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 Fredonia NY
- Framing Square Fredonia NY
- How Masonry Buildings Resist Earthquakes Fredonia NY
- Framer's Guide to Engineered Lumber Fredonia NY
- Eliminating Swirls in Precast Panels Fredonia NY