beam blocking

beam blocking

[′bēm ‚bläk·iŋ]
(building construction)
Boxing-in or covering a joist, beam, or girder to give the appearance of a larger beam.
Strips of wood used to create a false beam.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

beam blocking

1. Boxing-in or covering a joist, beam, or girder to give the appearance of a larger beam.
2. Strips of wood used to create a false beam.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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