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Do You Know Enough To Be A Carpenter?

Carpentry takes skill, patience, and lots of math! Do you know enough to be a carpenter or are you still working on swinging a hammer? With just 12 simple quiz questions, we'll put your carpentry knowledge to the test. Ready? Begin!
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What is a header?
An entryway
A vertical finishing edge of a roof
A horizontal beam placed above a door or window

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How thick must a piece of lumber measure to be considered timber?
Over 6 inches.
Over 4 inches.
At least 10 inches.

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How much of a nail's length should go through the base material?
One-half
Two-thirds
One-quarter

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Which of the following is not a characteristic of pressure-treated lumber?
Paint-resistant
Decay-resistant
Crack and warp resistant

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Which structural element of a roof do the authors state "should never be cut without consulting a structural engineer"?
Truss
Joint
Rafter

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Framing hardware is most often used for all but which of the following projects?
Houses
Cabinents
Fences

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Which of these would a carpenter be unlikely to use?
A chisel
A drill
A multi-meter

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Creating the "skeleton" of a house is called _____.
Framing
Rising
Hardening

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A wall that supports a building's roof is called _____.
Load bearing
Primary
Supportive

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Generally speaking, studs in a residential building will be ....
6 inches apart
8 inches apart
A little more than a foot apart

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What are wood screws made of?
Wood
Plastic
Metal

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How many hinges does an exterior door usually have?
Two
Three
Four

C+, Not Ready To Be A Carpenter

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Hang up your tool belt and grab a how-to book instead; you're not quite ready to be a carpenter just yet! Though you gave a valiant effort and knew some about carpentry, you still have a lot to learn before you can pick up a hammer. Better luck next time!

B+, Carpenter In Training

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Though you may not be ready to raise a barn or build a house, you clearly have some serious carpentry skills! You know enough about carpentry to do the basics and even DIY some projects. Your'e not quite a pro, but we think you'll get there one day soon!

A+, An Ace Carpenter

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We suspect that you can build just about anything from the ground up! It's clear that you've got some serious carpentry skills and a true knack for building. Whether it's framing a house or simply fixing a hole in the wall, you know so much about carpentry that we suspect you might just be one!
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1
What is a header?
An entryway
A vertical finishing edge of a roof
A horizontal beam placed above a door or window
2
How thick must a piece of lumber measure to be considered timber?
Over 6 inches.
Over 4 inches.
At least 10 inches.
3
How much of a nail's length should go through the base material?
One-half
Two-thirds
One-quarter
4
Which of the following is not a characteristic of pressure-treated lumber?
Paint-resistant
Decay-resistant
Crack and warp resistant
5
Which structural element of a roof do the authors state "should never be cut without consulting a structural engineer"?
Truss
Joint
Rafter
6
Framing hardware is most often used for all but which of the following projects?
Houses
Cabinents
Fences
7
Which of these would a carpenter be unlikely to use?
A chisel
A drill
A multi-meter
8
Creating the "skeleton" of a house is called _____.
Framing
Rising
Hardening
9
A wall that supports a building's roof is called _____.
Load bearing
Primary
Supportive
10
Generally speaking, studs in a residential building will be ....
6 inches apart
8 inches apart
A little more than a foot apart
11
What are wood screws made of?
Wood
Plastic
Metal
12
How many hinges does an exterior door usually have?
Two
Three
Four

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