Wall stud

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A wall stud is a vertical repetitive framing member in a building's wall of smaller cross section than a post. It is a fundamental element in frame building.

A typical wall section in platform framing
  1. Cripple
  2. Window header
  3. Top plate / upper wall plate
  4. Window sill
  5. Stud
  6. Sill plate / sole plate / bottom plate
Steel studs in a wall