Review exercises 8 through 14 assume a knowledge of the takeoff form described in paragraph 4-5c and
your ability to read details from figure 4-5.
The wood floor of the tent frame shown in fig. 4-5 is nailed to 2" x 4" sleepers. What entry do you make in
columns 3 and 5 on the takeoff form to cover sleepers? (Para 4-5c, 4-6, fig. 4-5)
Figure 4-5 shows skirtboards installed on each side of the tent frame. What is your entry in column 4 for skirt
boards? (Para 4-5c, 4-6, fig. 4-5)
Bracing must be used to make the frame rigid. What are entries for columns 4 and 5 in regard to bracing?
(Para 4-5c, 4-6, fig. 4-5)
Most of the common sized lumber is stocked in lengths ranging from 8 to 20 feet in 2-foot intervals. What is
the general rule to observe in selection of standard lengths for column six of the takeoff list? (Para 4-6b(1))
What standard length 1 x 6 floor material would you enter in column 6 for the tent frame illustrated in figure
4-5? (Para 4-5c, 4-6, fig. 4-5)
When constructing an earth floor tent frame the sides are anchored to brace stakes. What standard length
should you enter in column 6 for brace stakes? (Para 4-5c, 4-6, fig. 4-5)
Having determined in exercise 13 the standard length of 2 x 4 material required for brace stakes, what entry
do you make in column 7 on the brace stake line? (Para 4-5c, 4-6, fig. 4-5)