apron piece


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apron piece

[′ā·prən ‚pēs]
(building construction)
A beam that supports a landing or a series of winders in a staircase.

apron piece, pitching piece

A horizontal wood beam, fixed into a wall and projecting horizontally, which supports the ends of carriage pieces, roughstrings, and joists at the landings of a wooden staircase.
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Marriott has also come up with an interpretation for the graffiti found under the archway in Goulston Street where the apron piece was discarded.
Cut the two side apron pieces (D) oversize (around 5-1/4 in.
8 GLUE AND NAIL the side apron pieces (E) flush with parts C below.
Drilling the dowel holes can be confusing unless you first mark which sides of the legs and ends of the apron pieces go together.