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.
* siding--vary it with the architectural character: lap siding of varying widths, board and batten, shingles, "half timbered" (battens over stucco board); and
Tin roofs are encouraged, as are board and batten construction.