Building Construction Paper 2,Nov/Dec. 2012  
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Question 4

  1. Describe in sequence, six stages involved in hanging a timber door when the frame is in position.

    (b)       Sketch a close couple roof and label the following parts:
                            (i)         ridge board;
                            (ii)        rafter;
                            (iii)       wall plate;

    1. supporting walls.


Most candidates were able to:

-           describe the stages involved in hanging a timber door;
-           sketch a close couple roof.

However, few of them could not label the given parts of the close couple roof correctly.
The expected response to question 4 is as given below:

(a)       The six stages involved in hanging a timber door to a frame

  1. Check the dimensions and alignment of the frame.
  2. Check the dimension of the door in relation to the frame.
  3. Reduce the door to the required size of the opening.
  4. Mark out positions of hinges on the door and frame.
  5. Fix hinges (225mm) to the door.
  6. Check for free of the door.



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