Referring to table 1-3 look in the first column

headed "Sizes and Kinds of Materials" and find

furring, 16 in. centers, 7 lb 8-penny or 10 lb 10-

"Flooring 1 x 4." Read horizontally across to the

penny.

second column headed "sizes" and find the size

and kind as **8d floor brads**.

The last and final element in the preparation of a

Continue horizontally across to the column

bill of materials is grouping and arranging (par. 4-

headed 16" under "Pounds per MBF on center as

4a(5)). It results in a completed bill of materials

follows" and find the quantity 26 pounds.

which facilitates requisitioning.

BF in flooring 1 inch thick = 50 x 100 = 5,000 =

5 MBF

sections. Codes applicable to frame structures are as

26 pounds of nails x **5 MBF = 130 pounds**

follows:

Thus the required size, kind, and quantity is **130**

convenient in estimating the quantity of nails

required for building frame structures:

penny nails or 3 1/2 lb 3-penny.

or for 100 sq yd of lathing, 10 lb 3-penny fine.

18 lb 6-penny.

These major groupings are then subgrouped

according to common items required for the specific

8-penny or 25 lb 10-penny.

work assignment, lumber, nails, hardware, and so

forth. Items are arranged within each subgroup by

name and size and numbered consecutively. This

penny or 40 lb 10-penny.

arrangement may be developed from the consolidated

listing.

10-penny and 5 lb 20-penny.

materials and illustrates grouping and arranging.

furring, 12 in. centers, 9 lb 8-penny or 14 lb 10-

penny.

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