AskDefine | Define framer

Dictionary Definition



1 someone who makes frames (as for pictures)
2 someone who writes a new law or plan; "the framers of the Constitution"

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  1. A person who makes frames for paintings
  2. A person who assembles the timbers of a wood-framed building
  3. A person who writes a new law

Extensive Definition

A framer is a carpenter who assembles the major structural elements of a wood-framed building. Framers build walls out of studs, sills, and headers; build floors from joists and beams; and frame roofs using ridge poles and rafters.

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