base screed

base screed

[′bās ‚skrēd]
(engineering)
A metal screed with expanded or short perforated flanges that serves as a dividing strip between plaster and cement and acts as a guide to indicate proper thickness of cement or plaster.

base screed

A metal screed having expanded or short perforated flanges; acts as a dividing strip between plaster and cement; provides a ground (guide) to indicate proper thickness of plaster and cement.
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Make a base screed by cutting a 2 x 4 (or the dimension of lumber selected for forms) 10 inches shorter than the width between the forms.
If using a paved edge for screeding, be certain the base screed is notched to accommodate the thickness of the paver minus 1/4 inch (Figure 24-9).
If using a paved edge for screeding, be certain the base screed is adjusted to accommodate the thickness of the stone.