Assembly of Timber Framed Walls

In this section we will continue with the construction of timber framed walls, including:

  • Establishing a list of timbers to be cut in preparation for assembly of the wall
  • Installation of studs
  • Location and installation of noggings
  • Utilizing twisted and bowed timbers
  • Installation of wall braces
  • Securing studs adjoining the top of a wall brace
  • Pre-cutting studs for the installation of a lintel
  • Installation of door heads
  • Installation of lintels
  • Joining the top of walls to each other
  • Installation of nail plates at wall junctions
  • Fixing of walls to the floor
  • How to ensure that all walls are plumb, including the final fixing of wall braces
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