furring strip


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furring strip

n
(Building) a strip of wood or metal fixed to a wall, floor, or ceiling to provide a surface for the fixing of plasterboard, floorboards, etc. Sometimes shortened to: furring
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Noun1.furring strip - strip used to give a level surface for attaching wallboard
strip - thin piece of wood or metal
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That makes it a lot easier to get the furring strip, or whatever you're working with, exactly where you want it.
I accomplished this by attaching a 6-foot furring strip (a 1-by-2 or 2-by-2 will work too) to the top of the garden bed frame just off center as a place to tie nylon mason string.
The I x 2 furring strip can be buried about 18 inches deep, or attached to an existing "T" post, or something to hold it vertical.
Then, place the conduit hoops into the holes on the 8' 2 x 4s and slip the drilled furring strip to the top.
Adhesion created by the mortar keeps the tiles on the wall; an edge from a furring strip tacked to the wall or a few drywall screws keeps them from slipping.
I nailed a 1 x 4 furring strip over the ends of the stock panels which gives me an even surface to pull the covering to, and protects the plastic from any rough wire ties or stock panel ends.
furring strip on the hinge side (Photo 6) and possibly even have to add another one to the latch side (Photo 11).
The two pieces of furring strip are bolted through the extension handles to spread the new handles snugly inside the old handles and clamp the new ones in place.
Use a scrap of wood cut from the same board as the two end blocks to gauge the distance between the string and furring strip (Photo 7).
Using stainless steel bolts, he attached wood furring strips along the top, center and bottom of the exterior gunwales.
furring strips shall be used if necessary to level the walls plumb, true with no defects or deviations.
You are pretty much limited to furring strips of 1 x 4 wood and long wood screws.