Plinth block

plinth block

[′plinth ‚bläk]
(building construction)

Plinth block

A flat, plain member at the base of a pillar, column, pedestal, or statue.

skirting block, base block, plinth block

1. A corner block where a base strip and vertical enframement meet.
2. A concealed block to which a baseboard is anchored.
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Save time by setting the plinth block on a still-wet footing once the concrete can support the weight of the block.
Complete the job by installing the specified metal straps and T-braces (Photos 13 and 14) to connect the plinth block, post and house beam all together--especially in earthquake-prone areas.
Another trim piece used in older home was the plinth block (Fig.
A) are not only decorative; they perform a similar function as plinth blocks where the casing meets.
Contract Award Notice: The works comprise lifting, levelling, re-layingand repointing masonry plinth/paving blocks; re-aligning andre-pointing further plinth blocks, specialist repair of damagedstonework, and specialist cleaning and waxing of cast bronzeplaque.
He gets to indulge his love for fine-aged architectural materials every day by working at Architectural Salvage, a warehouse on downtown's Central Avenue that overflows with old windows, doors, bricks, iron gates, plinth blocks and other paraphernalia rescued from the wrecking ball.
Each pair of arches, along with the center keystone, cost about $90; the end blocks, plinth blocks and moldings used to finish the vertical legs cost an additional $115 per bookcase.
Cut the plinth blocks to the desired height (we made ours 3-1/2 in.
Contract Notice: The works comprise lifting, levelling, re-layingand repointing masonry plinth/paving blocks; re-aligning andre-pointing further plinth blocks, specialist repair of damagedstonework, and specialist cleaning and waxing of cast bronzeplaque.
After the stop is nailed, nail the plinth blocks (F) at the base of each standard using 8d finish nails.
The plinth blocks that fit below the side casings (see photo) are made exactly the same way and with the same dimensions as those shown in Photo 7 on p.
If you have plinth blocks (blocks where the casings end before they hit the floor, as shown in the photo, p.