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  1. drywall, gypsum board, or plasterboard; most common wall and ceiling material
  2. a short piece of stud used to transfer a load from a top plate to a header, or from a sill to a sole plate
  3. The art or work of constructing, as buildings, walls, etc., with regularly arranged stones.
  4. A cooking stove with one or more ovens below the hotplates or burners located on the top, a single unit with oven and burners.
  5. The horizontal board below the opening of a window
  6. This is a freestanding sink with a pedestal base
  7. Any architectural woodwork that is not framing, lumber or structural wood on an architectural project. Examples: Wood door, wood windows, wood cabinets, window-door trim, wood stair rail or banister
  8. Used to hold up a header, trimmers transfer the load of the header down to the sole plate.
  9. a material that reduces or prevents the transmission of heat or sound or electricity
  10. Wood that covers the gap between the framing of the house and the doors structural frame.
  11. drawing of an exterior of a structure
  12. Horizontal boards nailed in between the verticle studs to help prevent fire from moving up through the inside of a wall
  13. Framing or other construction large enough to accommodate pipes associated with plumbing. Usually 2 x 6 for residential.
  14. another term for toilet, can also be called a commode
  15. A horizontal structural member located on top of the studs used to hold the wall together.
  16. a step or ledge in the foundation to accommodate the masonry. Purposes:1- Protects the framing of the house from water. 2- Keeps the masonry off the ground.
  17. A horizontal wood member that serves as the base for the studs in a stud pattern
  18. this refers to a sink located in a bathroom
  19. The vertical framing component of a structure that is usually built from 2" x 4" or 2" x 6" lumber
  20. Take the finished opening of the door or window and add 2 inches
  21. a plan that reflects the ceiling organization - useful for controlling/planning lighting effects and decoration
  22. a doubled 2x6 or 2x8 that is held up by trimmer boards. The header is used to transfer the weight of the wall around an opening down to the sole plate.
  23. Cabinetry in a house such as cabinets and or countertops. Any type of decorative woodwork that is non-structural.
  24. type of drop: Change in elevation. For example in the garage. Serves 2 purposes: 1- So water cannot come into the garage. 2-So that your car can't go through the walls
  25. Any change in elevation shown as a single line on floor plan, often shown with a drop symbol on Foundation Plan
  26. vertical member in the light frame construction techniques.