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Definition of Apron

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Apron

A trim board that is installed beneath a window sill.



Related Terms:

Awning Windows

Single level windows that tilt outward and up.


Barge Board

A decorative board covering the projecting rafter (fly rafter) of the gable end. At the cornice, this member is a fascia board.


Baseboard

Any board or molding found at the bottom of an interior wall.


Bay Window

A window that projects outward in a curve.


Board Foot

Measurement of lumber that is the equivalent of 144 cubic inches.



Dormer Windows

Dormers are located on the second floor and project or extend out through the roof to provide window space.


Palladian Window

One larger window with a circle top window above and usually has two smaller, rectangular windows on each side.


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Particle Board

Plywood substitute made of course sawdust that is mixed with resin and pressed into sheets. Used for closet shelving, floor underlayment, stair treads, etc.


Radius Window

A window with an arched top.


Ridge Board

A horizontal board that serves as the apex of the roof structure.


Wafer Board

A manufactured wood panel made out of 1"- 2" wood chips and glue. Often used as a substitute for plywood in the exterior wall and roof sheathing.


Window Buck

Square or rectangular box that is installed within a concrete foundation or block wall. A window will eventually be installed in this "buck" during the siding stage of construction.


Window Sash

The operating or movable part of a window; the sash is made of window panes and their border.



 

 

 

 

 

 

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