Furring strip


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furring strip

[′fər·iŋ ‚strip]
(building construction)

Furring strip

A thin piece of wood used to build up areas to align panels.

furring strip

A wood strip used as furring, 1; also see batten, 3.
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Using a 7/8" drill bit, drill holes in the two 8' 2 x 4s and one of the furring strips (about 2"-3" in from each end).
If you prefer to use paneling, you will need to use furring strips in either case.
An alternative is to fasten furring strips to the bricks 16-inches on center with Tapcon fasteners.
The siding sandwiches furring strips, rigid insulation, air infiltration barrier, and a cavity for wiring
In order to save floor space, attaching thinner furring strips to wall and insulating with rigid foam insulation is another option.
The long, L-shaped retaining wall was built of railroad ties but shingled to match the house (horizontal furring strips nailed to the ties provided an even surface for nailing shingles).
Pressure-treated 4-by-4 posts set in concrete flank the panel, and furring strips and moldings hold it in place.