ceiling joist

ceiling joist

Any joist which carries a ceiling; one of several small beams to which the ceiling of a room is attached. They are mortised into the sides of the main beams or suspended from them by strap hangers. See also: Joist

ceiling joist

ceiling joists carrying an acoustical ceiling
1.Any joist which carries a ceiling.
2. One of several small beams to which the ceiling of a room is attached. They are mortised into the
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Support ceiling fans and light pendants with the use of bracing wire secured to a screw eye embedded at least one inch into the ceiling joist.
The 31-year FDNY veteran's right foot was caught under a ceiling joist and burning timber smashed into his head, causing him to nearly bite off his tongue.
Support ceiling fans and light fixtures using bracing wire secured to a screw eye embedded at least an inch into the ceiling joist.
Cut a square around the damaged area, making sure you go as far as the centre of a ceiling joist on two sides.
2m high from ceiling joist to the highest point of the roof) and you can find a place for all the stuff you hoard up there.
Whether it is installed onto a wood ceiling joist or a structural concrete ceiling, everything that is needed for the installation is supplied in a clearly marked baffle pack with step-by-step easy to read instructions.
Then screw the transformer to a ceiling joist between the two.
By removing the original flat ceiling and every other ceiling joist (and doubling the remaining joists), Fry gave the living room a grander sense of volume, with sight lines extending past the rafters.
Use timber trimmers to support the cut ceiling joist and transfer the load to the floor joists next to them.
Removing every other ceiling joist in the well makes it seem more open but does not weaken the ceiling structure.
At the base, each 2-by-4 bolts to the side of an existing (or added) stud and angles up to join a ceiling joist (or added blocking).
The completed unit can hold quite a load, so hang it from a sturdy screw hook mounted to a ceiling joist.