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What are Cripples or Cold Jack Studs in Carpentry Terms?

You may also hear these cold jack studs or trimmers. These are simply vertical pieces of framing would or steel they run above and below the horizontal supports for Windows, doors, and other independently movable components of the wall. These are used to better hold these in place and to provide overall support for the wall’s integrity.

by Margaret Walker on Mon, 12/14/2009 - 07:51

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