back lintel

back lintel

[′bak ‚lin·təl]
(building construction)
A lintel which supports the backing of a masonry wall, as opposed to the lintel supporting the facing material.

back lintel

A lintel which supports the backing of a masonry wall, as opposed to the lintel supporting the facing material.
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6 It's easier to cut the notches in the front and back lintels with a 10-in, circular saw, You can rent one for about $40 a day to make quick work of the post cutting.
8 Lift the front and back lintels onto the tops of the posts and push them back until they're flush with the posts.
11 Cut and assemble the parts for the center beam and then center and screw it to the front and back lintels.