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What is a Joist or Joist Hanger in Carpentry Terms?

A piece of structural framing in the form of a beam that lies horizontally between the main support beams at either end a wall. This is used to hold up other parts of the structure including upper floors and the ceiling.

by Margaret Walker on Mon, 12/14/2009 - 08:04

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