furring strip


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furring strip

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(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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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.
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.
Then, place the conduit hoops into the holes on the 8' 2 x 4s and slip the drilled furring strip to the top.
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.
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.
To avoid heat loss through the framing, you may want to consider applying 1-inch-thick rigid insulation on the floor and fastening furring strips of the right thickness over the rigid insulation, tapering the furring strips to accommodate any slope in the floor, if necessary.
After learning that deer could jump seven-foot fences, I purchased two rolls of deer netting and wired wooden furring strips as fence post extensions to each metal stake post.