Timber frame wall preparation

In this section we will go through a quick and efficient method of building timber frame walls, including:

  • Marking the wall positions on the floor using a chalk line to create long straight lines
  • Cutting wall plates: timbers representing the length of the walls
  • Marking wall plates for door/window openings
  • How to make a gauge for marking the position of common studs on the wall plates.
  • Marking the wall plates for the location of common studs
  • Where to join walls that are longer than the 6 meter length of timber available
  • Stud locations at wall junctions
This content is part of the series. You will gain access on December 19, 2017.