cap piece

cap piece

[′kap ‚pēs]
(mining engineering)
A piece of wood fitted over a straight post or timber to provide more bearing surface.

capping piece, cap piece, cap plate

A piece of timber covering the heads of a series of uprights or other vertical structure.
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As Follows- 1 Cap Piece Of Bearing With Gear Complete.
The architect also specified the material for the kitchen counter and the cap piece on a newel post.
I couldn't help watching one of the workers cap pieces of steel pipe one after the other.
Screw on the 2x6 cap pieces to finish the structure, mitering them at the inside corner and screwing the two sides together.
10 "Back butter" the backsplash and cap pieces to minimize the mess on the wall.
Photo 6 shows how to assemble the top cap pieces into a frame that's easy to attach to the box.
When you're selecting your lumber for the top cap pieces, pay special attention to get sound 3/4-in.
Miter the 2x8 cap pieces and nail them to the top of the plywood base.