DIY Forum

 

Ultimate Handyman Ultimate Handyman Ultimate Handyman Ultimate HandymanUltimate Handyman on Pinterest

 

DIY Forum/Home improvement advice forum

 

 

A-Z CONTENTS | DISCLAIMER | DIY VIDEO | HOME | SAFETY FIRST | FORUM RULES

It is currently Sat Jul 21, 2018 6:11 pm
Visit Hilti


Time zone: Europe/London [ DST ]




 

 


Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 8 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Tips to find stud
PostPosted: Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:13 pm 
Offline
Newly registered Member

Joined: Mon Jan 02, 2012 4:41 pm
Posts: 28
Has thanked: 11 times
Been thanked: 0 times
I've got a floor I need to board but not all the timber is straightforward. If you look at the picture you can see the noggins are random. Does anyone have tips on finding them once I put the board down. Something quicker than trial and error

Image

Cheers


Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on DiggShare on DeliciousShare on Google+
Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: Tips to find stud
PostPosted: Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:29 pm 
Offline
Senior Member
User avatar

Joined: Wed Nov 17, 2010 5:51 pm
Posts: 7721
Has thanked: 397 times
Been thanked: 1406 times
Mark the centres accurately on the wall before you start.

Once the floor is down ping a chalk line from one end to the other.

_________________
One day it will all be firewood.


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: Tips to find stud
PostPosted: Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:32 pm 
Online
Senior Member
User avatar

Joined: Sun Aug 18, 2013 8:04 pm
Posts: 7865
Location: Fife
Has thanked: 991 times
Been thanked: 1848 times
Measure them and mark a pencil line on them?
You are fixing to the joists and not the noggins anyway.
That looks like 600mm centres on the joists so each length of chipboard needs to be joined on a joist.
Glue the joins and also put a layer of glue on the joists before nailing(or screwing)
D4 polyurethane glue is the stuff to use.

_________________
Carpentry,I can explain it to you but I cannot understand it for you.


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: Tips to find stud
PostPosted: Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:35 pm 
Online
Senior Member
User avatar

Joined: Sun Aug 18, 2013 8:04 pm
Posts: 7865
Location: Fife
Has thanked: 991 times
Been thanked: 1848 times
I've just looked at the joists again,they weren't put in by any joiner,that's for sure. Never seen anything quite like it.

_________________
Carpentry,I can explain it to you but I cannot understand it for you.


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: Tips to find stud
PostPosted: Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:45 pm 
Offline
Pro Carpenter
User avatar

Joined: Sat Dec 16, 2006 10:11 pm
Posts: 20493
Location: redhill surrey an auld reekie laddie
Has thanked: 673 times
Been thanked: 1934 times
you mark the wall lay the first board then mark the outer edge/edges off each board as you go

_________________
we are all ------------------still learning


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: Tips to find stud
PostPosted: Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:47 pm 
Offline
Senior Member
User avatar

Joined: Wed Nov 14, 2007 10:21 pm
Posts: 7459
Location: Northampton
Has thanked: 316 times
Been thanked: 960 times
If that's a shed would they be better just glueing them together and letting them float?

_________________
As always help on here is free, however if you think you have saved a decent sum of money why not click the link to find out about the charity we're currently supporting? A couple of quid makes a real difference.

donnas-dream-house-charity-t52110.html


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: Tips to find stud
PostPosted: Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:51 pm 
Online
Senior Member
User avatar

Joined: Sun Aug 18, 2013 8:04 pm
Posts: 7865
Location: Fife
Has thanked: 991 times
Been thanked: 1848 times
Razor wrote:
If that's a shed would they be better just glueing them together and letting them float?

I'm hoping it is just a shed and not a timber frame extension. The joists on second viewing look to be spaced at over 1m with a collection of dwangs(noggins) chucked it.

_________________
Carpentry,I can explain it to you but I cannot understand it for you.


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: Tips to find stud
PostPosted: Sun Dec 18, 2016 12:09 am 
Offline
Newly registered Member

Joined: Mon Jan 02, 2012 4:41 pm
Posts: 28
Has thanked: 11 times
Been thanked: 0 times
Cheers

It's just a shed.. :lol: learning for my next one. :lol:


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 8 posts ] 


Similar topics
   

Time zone: Europe/London [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Visit Solent plastics


 

 

 

News News Site map Site map SitemapIndex SitemapIndex RSS Feed RSS Feed Channel list Channel list
ultimatehandyman privacy policy

Contact

 

Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group

phpBB SEO