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R.O. ROUGH OPENING  look up translate image
A Carpentry term defining the opening left in a framed wall for a window or door, the window manufacturer will usually provide these for you. General rules of thumb for windows are 1/2" bigger than the windows actual measurements to provide for slight adjustments. Interior doors are 2" bigger than the call out on the door, an example would be 2/8=2/10, exterior doors need to be 2 & 1/2" bigger.
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Common carpentry terms
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  • A Dictionary of Common Terms and Definitions used in carpentry, construction, auto repair, plumbing, and home improvement
    www.mydiscounttools.com
  • Common Carpentry Terms
    www.carpentry-pro-framer.com
    A lot of the carpentry terms and definitions vary from region to region and sometimes from town to town.
  • Glossary of Carpentry Terms | OnlineTips.org
    www.onlinetips.org
    Some of the terminology you may come across will overlap with that of woodworking, civil engineering, or architecture. So without further ado, here is the official Onlinetips.org Carpentry Glossary