angle brace


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angle brace

[′aŋ·gəl ‚brās]
(engineering)
A brace across the interior angle of two members that meet at an angle. Also known as angle tie.

angle brace

Supporting member across the corner of a rectangular frame or structure. See also: Brace

angle brace

1. A strip of material which is fixed across a frame to make it rigid, as a wood strip which is nailed temporarily across the corners of a window frame or doorframe to maintain squareness during shipment or in handling before permanent installation; also called an angle tie.
2. An angle iron.
3. A special brace which is used for drilling where there is insufficient room for an ordinary brace handle to turn.
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Angle braces also use expanding bolts in the concrete with lag screws into the post or beam.
Straps, T's, angle braces, and post caps can all be used to make connections that are difficult to nail, screw, or bolt (Figure 7-4).
2-1/2" flathead screws 20 1-1/4" trim head screws 4 3/4" x 3" mending plates 12 3/4" x 1-1/2" angle braces 4 3/4" x No.
The angle braces at each corner (Photo 11) slide between the two members that make up the beams.
To keep the walls plumb, cut the angle braces (L), making 45-degree miters, and screw them with lag screws to the middle post (E) and the middle beam (K).
Anchor the tower to the floor with two 6d finish nails and to the wall higher up with a steel angle brace screwed to the permanent shelf and to a wall stud (Photo 5).
- Make sure furniture is stable on its own; if necessary take extra precautions, such as using anchors, angle braces or straps to anchor furniture to the floor or secure it to the wall;
I plan to build another, this time with steam-bent hackberry angle braces and a wider head.
Tack a temporary brace or two across tops of side walls and remove angle braces.
Level the panel with leg supports and clamps and plumb it with angle braces.
To add support to the footboard you will need to make angle braces. These 20" willows were cut extra long to allow for cutting of angles.