06 10 00 Miscellaneous Carpentry

06 10 00 Miscellaneous Carpentry


Specification Details

Pages

-13

Dimensions

8.5" x 11"

Editable

Word Doc

Usage Limit

Unlimited Projects

Section

06 10 00

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Miscellaneous Carpentry

Use this CSI 3 part SimpleSpecs™ master specification to specify miscellaneous carpentry items including blocking, nailers, grounds, furring, and roof curbs.

 

The wood used on the interior of non-wood-framed structures may need to be fire-retardant treated; verify with the applicable building code.

 

The wood used in contact with concrete, masonry, or roofing, and wood exposed to weather should be preservative treated.

 

Some treatment chemicals can cause corrosion of metal fasteners. The use of stainless steel fasteners or fasteners with heavy galvanized coatings can reduce the possibility of corrosion.

 

Related Association:

American Wood Protection Association (AWPA)

 

Related SimpleSpecs™ master specifications:

06 11 00 – Framing and Sheathing 

06 12 19 – Structural Insulated Panels

06 17 33 – Wood I-joists

06 17 53 – Shop-fabricated wood I-trusses 

 

 

Miscellaneous Carpentry

 

       
The SimpleSpecs™ master specs concept
 
Adding More Words Does Not Make Specifications More Enforceable.    
Design professionals are accustomed to seeing lengthy project specifications, so why is SimpleSpecs™ so short?
 
Specifications have grown evermore wordy over the years for several reasons:
  1. The mistaken belief that specifications must be lengthy and legal-sounding to be enforceable.  In fact, quite the opposite is true.  Having shorter, easily understood specifications makes us less likely to have problems in the field.
  2. A belief that having lots of words protects us from a Contactor making mistakes.  There is no way to include enough statements to protect yourself from a bad contractor, regardless of the length of your specification.
  3. Our desire to be in control of the project by specifying means and methods instead of including simple, enforceable statements.
 
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