It sound like the tutorial is saying
today I'm going to show you how to frame a wall 16 inches on center ...
I am awar of what he said, which is a clear expression in everyday speech.
The question is, is there some prepostion required between "a wall" and "16 inches on center" in a little bit normal written english, like (my version)
I'm going to show you how to frame a wall whose layout is 16 inches on center.
Is my version more approriate for written english or unnecessary and wordy