by leaving an opening in the top plate of the outside wall. This allows the double top plate to Et into
place. Or cut out a piece of the double top plate to allow the overlap to fit (see Figure 2-18).
Figure 2-17. Lapped at
Figure 2-18. Lapped at the
2-10 Hasty Wall Construction. Hasty wall construction is used frequently in the theater of
operations. This type of construction uses less material and requires less time. The panels used most
are end wall and sidewall.
a. End-Wall Panels. The walls at the end of the building have studs that extend to the rafters
and do not require a top plate (see Figure 2-19).
Figure 2-19. End-wall panels