tongue and groove


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tongue and groove

n.
A joint made by fitting a tongue on the edge of a board into a matching groove on another board.
Translations
not og fjær
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bills StoneFit with DryFit Technology as an innovative cladding solution whose tongue and groove panels interlock stone pieces together without the use of mortar.
Identify the squeaky boards and where two boards meet, they have a joint called tongue and groove.
Similar to the dovetail design long used in woodworking, tongue and groove joins and locks two components together, making it more difficult for them to bend or come apart.
Invitation to tender : Flooring hardwood belt with tongue and groove or tongue and groove on joists with sound insulation and cavity insulation on bare concrete.
The Apex System offers uniformity with the tongue-and-groove gap; we can control it to get the exact fit between the tongue and groove we desire," he adds.
Wendy Kent, by email ZENA SAYS: Laura Ashley's Tongue and Groove wallpaper, [euro]39 a roll, would give you a cool, New England style - but it's more of an all-wood effect.
If you have solid timber floorboards, each board is slotted into the next by a tongue and groove joint along the long edges.
The tight fitting double tongue and groove interlocking joint designs create a weather- and airtigh environment, eliminating vapor drive and thermal bridging.
Environmental sealing is achieved through a combination of a tongue and groove construction and a pre-formed one-piece silicone rubber gasket.
To cut a piece of tongue and groove, first score it with a craft knife and metal ruler, then cut it with a hand saw (or a jigsaw with a fine blade) -it''s difficult to cut near the end of the board, so don''t try.
Once you''ve finished fixing the tongue and groove, fill the pin holes (if you used pins) with a little wood filler for a good finish.