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crosspiece

Any piece of timber or beam crossing from wall to wall or running from one part to another.
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Position a crosspiece about 1/4 inch from one end, then glue it in place.
On the telephone wires, a flock of parakeets argue wildly near their nest of tightly laced sticks built on the crosspiece of a telephone pole.
Drill pilot holes for the wood screws through the rails and crosspieces and screw them to the posts (fig.
The logs, laid horizontally across the iron frame, are lashed to the crosspieces with sturdy twine.
I predrilled and screwed five 1-3/4 inch pvc pipes (23 inches long), 7 inches apart, at the 66 [degrees] angle, to the crosspieces.
We screwed short 1-by-2 crosspieces near the bottom of each leg, burying them in the gravel to resist tipping.
Unscrew and remove the seven existing crosspieces atop each arch.
Cut seven of the 2-by-6s in half to make 14 60-inch lengths; these will be used for frame crosspieces and floor joists.
Cut eight 10-inch-long 2-by-4s for bench crosspieces and three 29-inch-long 2-by-4s for table crosspieces.
The 1-by-4 boards used for the swing seat, sides, and back secure to a frame of 2-by-4s that consists of two rectangular ends and three crosspieces.
Equally space these crosspieces, fold tabs out, and screw in place.
The trellis top, which consists of two pairs of horizontal 2-by-6s and seven 2-by-3 crosspieces, is added piece by piece.