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Leaving Wall Corner Spaces To Allow Top Plate Overlap 

The top plates overlap each other at wall corners and partitions so spaces must be left. Nail kickers on the edge of the subfloor to keep the wall from slipping of the edge of the floor when the wall is raised. See figure 29.

Figure 29                                        Plan View Of Exterior And Interior Wall Corners                                                      

 




                                      
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                                                     1.Frame Exterior Walls: Layout The Top & Bottom Wall Plates.
                                                     2.Frame Exterior Walls: Frame The Wall & Wall Openings.
                                                     3.Frame Exterior Walls: Leave Wall Corner Spaces For Top Plates To Overlap.
                                                     4.Frame Exterior Walls: Square, Brace & Raise The Wall.
                                                     5.Frame Exterior Walls: Walls Can Be Squared & Straightened After Raising.








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