corner lath

corner reinforcement

corner reinforcement, 2
1. In a knocked-down or welded doorframe assembly, the reinforcement at the junction of the head and jamb.
2. A strip of expanded-metal lath bent to form a 90°angle; used in an inside corner of a plaster wall, ceiling, etc., to prevent cracks in plastering. Also called corner lath.
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Resting on the wing walls and the 2-by-6s, a sheet of 1/4-inch plywood serves as the bottom of the counter, A layer of building felt covers the plywood, and stucco corner lath was bent and nailed around the plywood's perimeter.
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