Commercial Metal Stud Framing

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Craftsman Book Company, 1999 - Architecture - 202 pages
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With this new book you'll quickly learn, step-by-step, the basic methods (and some valuable tricks of the trade) to master high-speed metal stud framing in commercial construction. If you're an experienced wood framer, you already have many of the skills you'll need. This manual, written by a framer who runs work for one of the largest metal stud contractors in the country, tells you just about everything you need to know to transfer those skills to metal stud framing in commercial buildings.
 

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Contents

TRICKS OF THE TRADE
1
Headers
35
Suspended Drywall Ceiling Methods
41
Fastening Ceiling Materials
50
Figuring Soffit Stud Length
57
Building Jigs
63
Supporting Soffits
71
STEPBYSTEP METHODS
75
I3 Structural Stud Walls
115
Q FireRated Walls and Ceilings
129
ill Columns
142
DQ Soffits
151
JM Suspended Drywall Ceiling Systems
171
IB Drywall Methods
183
Glossary
191
Index
197

Hollow Metal Jambs
95
Q Furred Walls
105

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