open sheeting

open sheeting, open sheathing, open timbering

open sheeting
Horizontal or vertical planks or boards placed at intervals along the face of an excavation; used where the soil is sufficiently firm to make close sheeting unnecessary and where groundwater is not a problem.
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Wamsutta dominates the open sheeting programs, with an offering that includes 100 percent Egyptian cotton at $29.