(1) Something that mars the appearance, character, structure, etc. A flaw. (2) A defect or point of defect in a circuit, which prevents the current from coming through. (3) A fracture in the earth's surface.
Closely connected surfaces, such as in a tongue and groove, which is an interlocking joint.
External front of a building that faces the street or courtyard and is usually used to describe bigger, elegant buildings. FaŤade materials include wood, brick, glass, masonry, aluminum, etc.
A determination of the likelihood that a proposed development will fulfill the objectives of a particular investor. This study should estimate the demand for the product, the absorption rate, legal considerations, cash flow and approximate investment returns likely to be produced. Analysis is also made of alternative means of accomplishing the task.
Using a thin wood strip, called a spline, to fit into grooves cut in each board edge that is to be joined together, to strength the wood butt joint.
The thinnest edge of a tapered piece of wood. Feathered Soft, plastic material, which is shaped to blend gradually into a flat surface.
Tapering the edge of dried paint film with sandpaper.
A featherboard helps guide the workpiece during a rip cut.