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Framing a Crawl-Space Foundation

These time-saving tips make short work of setting sills, posts and girders

This article explains how to frame a crawl-space foundation, a system of wood posts and girders surrounded by a poured-concrete or masonry-block foundation. Author Larry Haun offers tips on placing and marking mudsills and laying out support posts. An accompanying chart lists typical spans for floor girders.

From Fine Homebuilding77 , pp. 80-85