Definitions for "BALLOON FRAMING"
Keywords:  sill, studs, joists, foundation, floor
a style of wood framing where the outside wall structural members extend from foundation to roof. The floor joists are attached to the inside of the exterior wall using a ledger board.
One piece studs extending from the foundation to the roof and forming the walls of both stories in a two-story structure.
A common type of house framing using a box sill and ribband (if a second floor exist).