Fun 1: Construction Quiz

Here is a short, fun, but informative little test of 20 questions to see how much you know about construction.

At the end you'll receive your score and see how you did in relation to your friends and others.


Here are questions 1 to 5 (of 20):

1. What is the first thing most power tool manuals discuss under their Power Tool Safety header?
2. What does the lumber grade S4S stand for?
3. What determines the style of kitchen cabinet doors?
4. What is applied to plastic laminate to adhere it to the counter top?
5. What are batter boards used for?


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