A top view drawing, of a building or roof showing only the perimeter drawn to scale.
Also called a drawshave, this blade that has a handle on each end, is used to trim, shape or smooth wood by being drawn horizontally, with both hands, across the work toward the user, thus shaving the wood.
Referring to the structure of a plant, one that is too tall and has grown too weak. Caused by growing in too little light or too close together. Often is the case in flats in nurseries. Buyer beware.
Metal plate used to form wire or small-diameter tubing by having unshaped metal drawn through the holes.
Also called a drawknife, this blade that has a handle on each end, is used to trim, shape or smooth wood by being drawn horizontally, with both hands, across the work toward the user, thus shaving the wood.
Tube that slides within another tube, such as in the eye of a microscope.
An apparatus used for sucking up mud, sand, rocks, etc. from the bottom of a body of water, as when deepening or clearing channel or harbors.
(1) To improve appearance by decorating. (2) To arrange in a straight line or lines. (3) Smooth or finish a surface.
Dressed and matched
Also called tongue and groove, these pieces of wood are made with a tongue milled in one edge and a groove milled into the other so that the tongue of one board fits into the groove on the next one.
Lumber machined and smoothed at the mill. Usually 1/2 inch less than nominal (rough) size.