Non Load Bearing Partition Wall Parallel To Sloped Ceiling - Building & Construction - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Building & Construction

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-26-2011, 04:31 AM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Norman, OK
Posts: 3
Rewards Points: 10
Default

Non load bearing partition wall parallel to sloped ceiling


I am looking to remodel a bathroom that would require framing a 5 foot interior wall. The bathroom in a second floor addition with an 8' ceiling that slopes down to a 4' knee wall. The wall will be within and run parallel to the slope (no joists). Would I rotate the top plate to lay flush with the pitch or cut an angled strip to square up the top plate or are neither of these good ideas.

Thank you

Advertisement

poorstudentOU is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2011, 06:23 AM   #2
DIY staff

 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Kane county,Illinois
Posts: 22,316
Rewards Points: 3,272
Default

Non load bearing partition wall parallel to sloped ceiling


Typically the studs are angled and the top plate is too.

Ripping an angled filler could work but sound like a lot of extra work.---Mike---

Advertisement

__________________
New members: Adding your location to your profile helps in many ways.--M--
oh'mike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2011, 10:10 AM   #3
Newbie
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Norman, OK
Posts: 3
Rewards Points: 10
Default

Non load bearing partition wall parallel to sloped ceiling


That's what I was thinking I'd need to do. But on the off chance that I can get ahold a table saw I think I'll try ripping that angle to simplify the rest of the cuts if it's not considered bad practice
poorstudentOU is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2011, 10:20 AM   #4
DIY staff

 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Kane county,Illinois
Posts: 22,316
Rewards Points: 3,272
Default

Non load bearing partition wall parallel to sloped ceiling


That's ideal---however the top plate will need to be cut from a 2x6 as an angled 2x4 won't be as wide as the studs.
__________________
New members: Adding your location to your profile helps in many ways.--M--
oh'mike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2011, 10:33 AM   #5
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: central virginia mountains
Posts: 1,857
Rewards Points: 1,000
Default

Non load bearing partition wall parallel to sloped ceiling


is this following the slope-parallel, or perpendicular to roof slope
__________________
The older I get the better I was
tpolk is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
determining opening in load bearing wall RonGage Carpentry 0 11-05-2010 10:24 AM
Is this wall load bearing - pictures attached jen5219 Building & Construction 16 08-01-2010 01:17 PM
Load Bearing Wall Issue? iggy913 Building & Construction 1 07-28-2010 07:45 PM
Load bearing wall in basement Ezekiel Building & Construction 3 11-12-2008 10:23 PM
Load Bearing Wall rpatterson Building & Construction 2 10-29-2005 08:43 AM




Top of Page | View New Posts