A molding projecting beyond the surface of the work which it decorates, as that covering the joint between a panel and the surrounding stiles and rails; often used to conceal a joint …
In early Russian architecture, a wooden roof whose peak has the shape of a horizontal cylinder with the upper side surface extending into a pointed ridge.
A sheathing of board, usually tightly spaced, but some roof constructions use open spacing between boards.
Wall construction for a timber-framed house in which the exterior covering consists of closely spaced boards set vertically, with narrow wood strips covering the joints between the boards.
An arch rising to a slight point, struck from two centers within the arch.
On a boiler, an outlet to permit the discharge of accumulated deposits from water.
A small plane, held in one hand; the angle of the cutting blade is low (usually about 20°); esp. used to clean up end grain and miters.
1. A plain finishing course of masonry directly above a cornice. 2.A string course.
1. A fortified structure used to furnish protection against enemy attack in frontier areas, usually at a location of strategic importance; often square or polygonal in plan; typically constructed of hewn timbers having dovetailed …
Short members (boards) which are fixed vertically between floor joists to stiffen the joists.