Wood frame: Top and bottom plate joints/breaks between residence wood frame modules. The modules to left and right of circled joints were framed and sheathed laying horizontally on the subfloor platform and then pushed up into position. The top plate was then nailed across the top and the bottom plates were nailed through the subfloor into the subfloor framing joists/band to provide sturdy support top and bottom for the frame modules. Ann Arbor, Michigan, October, 2006.
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