Improper Window Opening Framing

Seasoned Journeymen Carpenters would definitely not make this mistake…but a weekend warrior, such as this gentleman, need a few tips on window open framing do’s and don’ts. Make sure that your jack studs are continuous from the underside of the lintel to the top of the bottom wall plate, and also ensure that a plate is installed on both ends (top and bottom) of the cripple studs above the window opening.