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Bottom Plate – the bottom horizontal member of a wall or building to which vertical members are attached.
Top Plate (double or single) – The member or members on top of a stud wall which support the roof rafters.
Base Studs – Studs placed on a regular interval making up the main structure of the wall.
Cripple – A less than full height wall stud.
Header – Horizontal members at the top of a wall opening that transfer and distribute the weight above the opening down around the opening.
King Stud – stud to left or right of a window or door that is continuous from the bottom plate to the top plate.
Trimmer – Installed parallel to king studs to support opening headers.
Sill – A horizontal member forming a foundation.
Rafters – One of several framing members extending frome eave to peek making up the roof
Rough Opening – An opening in a wall or framework into which a door frame or window frame, is fitted.