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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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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.
Next, add furring strips (D) to the cabinet sides near the back and along the bottom to fill in the space created by the protrusion of the face frame's edges in front.
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.
Fastening to masonry isn't all that difficult, but fastening to wood is easier; that's why we attach drywall to furring strips instead of directly to concrete walls.
This time, attach the nylon strings to the furring strips and the outside horizontals to form the V or double V shapes.
To install siding with a rain screen, place the WRB over the sheathing, fasten furring strips through the sheathing to the underlying wall studs, and fasten siding through the furring strips to the underlying sheathing and wall studs.
In my own experiences, I have found using eight-foot furring strips to be quite effective and inexpensive for tall electric fence posts.
When customers started asking for furring strips to go with the paneling, Silverman made the first steps toward a hardware business.
And while you're there, grab a handful of cheap 8' furring strips.
We used wood trim, but the metal studs are sheathed in gypsum and reinforced with weather-bearing furring strips," says architect Frank Elmer.