tongue-and-groove


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tongue-and-groove

n
(Building)
a. the technique of making a joint between two boards by means of a tongue along the edge of one board that fits into a groove along the edge of the other board
b. (as modifier): a tongue-and-groove joint.
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tongue-and-groove

[ˌtʌŋənˈgruːv] Nmachihembrado m
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According to Winslow, the Apex System is an adjustable solid wood flooring tongue-and-groove insert cutter set that allows Weaber to adjust the tool on the machine to maintain the tongue-and-groove tolerances as the insert knives begin to dull.
On one of the long walls, I installed wainscot strips made from tongue-and-groove pine.
Position it so the back edge is flush with the back of the tongue-and-groove boards, and the ends overhang the sides equally.
Sonic Scooters are a small scooting device made for recreational movement and cooperative play The tongue-and-groove design allows students to "train" as many scooters together as they like, from two on up.
Also, this new tongue-and-groove connection design provides high stiffness and low horizontal purling at larger spans.
It's called Easipanel and is MDF tongue-and-groove panels with a realistic wood grain finish that simply sticks to the wall.
The ground floor has a sitting room with half-height original tongue-and-groove panelling and inglenook fireplace, as well as a dining room with table made from the former alter with pews.
The tongue-and-groove panels, composed of wood fibers, various resins, and proprietary coatings, support foot traffic and pallet jack live and dead loads from 1,250 to 8,000 lb and can be used for mezzanine floors, shelving systems, and workstations.
The flooring came next as 2- by 6-inch tongue-and-groove boards were nailed to the floor joists, making sure they fit the bed stakes along the sides.
One method of fixing tongue-and-groove panelling is metal clips.
Features include watertight/crush-resistant armor, high-impact, heat- and chemical-resistant polymer shell, stainless steel hardware and double-throw latches, automatic pressure-equalization valve and tongue-and-groove lid construction with a polymer o-ring for watertight seal.
TOP tips for preparing to fix tongue-and-groove panelling Tongue-and-groove panelling isn't to everyone's taste, but it's a good way to cover up less-than-perfect plaster without having to go to the trouble and expense of replastering or getting a plasterer in.