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wall frame

[′wȯl ‚frām]
(building construction)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

wall box, beam box, wall frame

1. A frame or box which is set into a brick, masonry, or stone wall to receive a timber beam or joist.
2. In electrical wiring, a metal box which is set in a wall for switches, receptacles, etc.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Drill holes in the inside face of the sides for adjustable shelf pins, then secure the shelf box within the 2-by-8 wall frame using glue, finishing nails and wooden wedges to fill the gaps and level the shelf box.
Lay an 8-foot 1-by-2 on the longest stud on one of the end wall frames (built in the first installment) and position one end 3/4 inch (the smaller dimension of your 1-by-2) from the bottom edge of the end wall's bottom plate.
Test-fit the resulting roof frame on the wall frame, and mark where the rafters fit over the wall frame, as you'll need to cut notches there.
Level-Line has a sturdy, curved plastic mounting bracket with built-in level and pre-set nail holes so installation requires hammering one nail in, verifying that the bracket is level on the wall, and tapping in the next nails before hanging the ledge (or the wall frame) on the curved bracket.
The three largest mass merchants, Wal-Mart, Kmart and Target, remain committed to the photo and wall frame category, suppliers said.
Burnes of Boston is introducing two wall frame designs as part of its Urban Renewal series.
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Pat Julian, director of marketing and product development, points to Weston's wall frame offerings for Aaron Brothers, a 70 unit art supply and frame store, as products produced to suit a customer's needs.
Newlins Mill is a division o f MCS Industries, an Easton, Pa.-based photo and wall frame manufacturer.
Once he picked up this art, he started with initially making large wall frames (2x3 metres in size) of Islamic symbols like Quran aya'h, zikr and mosques of the holy cities of Mecca and Madina etc.