A beam, into which are framed the ends of headers in floor framing, as when a hole is to be left for stairs, or to avoid bringing joists near chimneys, and the like. See Illust. of Header.
A piece of timber used to frame around openings.
The studs into which a header is framed -sometimes called a "jack stud".
Two joists or rafters spiked together and run parallel to joists or roof rafters to supply needed support to a floor, ceiling or roof opening.
the short stud located on each side of a door or window opening, which support the header.
Conventionally framed wall usually consisting of fastened multiple studs in a framed wall opening, used to carry the header reactions.
is a short beam framed across an opening to carry the ends of those joists which cannot be extended across the opening of a stair-well or hearth; also, a brick-trimmer
joist that receives the end of a header in floor or roof framing in order to leave an opening for a staircase or chimney etc.
Under stud; Framing member that is cut to fit between the bottom PLATE and the HEADER.
A member of a timber house frame that is used to finish off in corners, against walls to provide strength and support for the cladding and lining. Stairs wells, ceiling frames and openings around windows all use trimmers to finish off the functional requirements of the frame.
The longer floor or ceiling-framing member around a rectangular opening into which headers are joined; both headers and trimmers are doubled.
A conventionally framed wall member usually consisting of fastened multiple studs in a framed wall opening, used to carry header load reaction. The trimmer is the shorter member of the fabricated unit.
A beam or joist to which a header is nailed in framing for a chimney, stairway, or other opening.
A vertical member nailed to a stud in a rough opening and supporting the header above.
Arch. An arch (usually a low-rise arch of brick) used for supporting a fireplace hearth.
The vertical stud that supports a header at a door, window, or other opening
The structural member on the side of a framed rough opening to narrow or stiffen the opening. Also the shortened stud (jack stud) which supports a header in a door or window opening.
The member into which a header around an opening is nailed; also the inner stud where a double studding is used around an opening. When used in floors or ceilings it is also called a stringer.
The short stud located at the ends of a door or window support header.
beam or joist that forms rough opening in wall, floor, or roof into which header is framed.
1. A contractor specializing in finish carpentry work. 2. A beam or joist to which a header is connected when framing out an opening.