Board and batten

Board and batten

A form of sheathing for wood frame buildings consisting of wide boards, usually placed vertically, whose joints are covered by narrow strips of wood over the joints or cracks.
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That document includes a catalog of the house's building components, listing every board and batten in the house.
There's quite a bit of built-in furniture, because that was one of Wright's signatures: the board and batten, a lot of glass, the built-ins, the radiant heat floor," Tarantino said.
The couple bundle the board and batten components into units that can be carried by one or two men.
There are many styles of vinyl siding to choose from: Clapboard, where one straight board appears to overlap the board below; Dutchlap, where the upper sections of the boards appear beveled; Beaded, where the bottom edges of the boards have the appearance of a separate, rounded edge; Board and Batten, which is vertical siding; and, Cedar Shakes, which look like actual cedar shingles.
But, there are rules of thumb: Beaded, Clapboard, Dutchlap and Board and Batten work well on historical homes; Clapboard Triple 3" and Dutchlap on contemporary homes; and, Cedar Shakes, Board and Batten and 8" Clapboard on vacation homes, like cabins or cottages, as well as barns and small out-buildings.
HardieTrim fiber-cement batten strips enable the true appearance of board and batten design without the maintenance problems associated with wood.
HardieTrim Batten Strips, in combination with HardiePanel(tm), provide the perfect solution for board and batten architectural detail providing common substrate and common durability for your future projects.
Built of wood and stone with a board and batten finish, the Lynmar visitor center will resemble a comfortable home set amidst the vineyards.
Featuring wood and stone, and a board and batten finish, the Lynmar visitor center will resemble a comfortable home set amidst the vineyards fitting into the Sonoma landscape rather than detract from it.
Each building is distinguished by its own look and is detailed with slanted roof lines, gables, dormers, clapboard and shingles, board and batten siding, and simple squared columns.
Emphasis will be placed on using a variety of storefront designs, gabled roofs, small windows and complementary building materials including shingles, vertical board and batten, brick and horizontal siding.