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Old 04-01-2011, 03:58 PM   #1
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Interior wall pass-through window framing

Not sure which forum.... assuming this is a non-load bearing wall, I'm not sure what frame is required for a small pass-through window. Are jack studs required? Or even an entire frame for the pass-through? In other words, can the bottom sill plate simply be nailed onto the bottom cripple studs and toe-nailed into the full side studs, and the same on the top? It doesn't seem the wall really needs to support anything, after all. That seems pretty flimsy though.


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Old 04-01-2011, 04:27 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum.

You frame the opening just as you would a window.

If the wall is non-bearing than a 2x header is fine.

If the wall is bearing then you need to have someone figure out the load and size the header accordingly.


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