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JLC • NEW ENGLAND EDITION • JULY 1995 JLC • NEW ENGLAND EDITION • JULY 1995 LAYOUT TRICKS FOR ROUGH OPENINGS n experienced framer goes beyond the blueprints and knows how to detail the frame to make things easier for the subs who follow. In this article, I'll cover a number of tips for framing R.O.'s that save my company time and money. Stairwell Openings Explaining how to size rough openings for every stair design is beyond the scope of this article (and beyond the scope of any mortal being). But rough openings for straight-run stairs are fairly simple. If the stairwell opening is placed between an upper and lower flight of stairs (as when the main stairs