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crosspiece

Any piece of timber or beam crossing from wall to wall or running from one part to another.
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Place one crosspiece at the top and one at the bottom of each frame.
You can see from Figure A that you'll need three crosspieces, assembled into a U-shape at each column location.
Keep them in place with the use of a crosspiece 1x2 board nailed to them.
The OTA has a pair of tube rings that join together with matching crosspieces, as shown in the accompanying photographs.
Small items may require that you weld crosspieces in the frame to help hold your design in place.
* 2 crosspieces equal to the width of the box (ours were about 10 inches long)
"When you look at the crosspieces on the trellis, you can see how it is wider on the ends and kind of flares in," Redmon says.
After suffering for years with sawhorses built with metal brackets, I finally created my own from 2x4s with the correct angles on legs and crosspieces and screwing it together using half-inch plywood gussets.
This cross is unique in that it has two crosspieces. Sources speculate that the double crosspiece design may have come from Egypt, or Greece, or from a European coat of arms.
Finally, two crosspieces of yanay are lashed first to the nomborodo, then to the mato, using a rope made from weng, a local vine.
Next, cut lengths (the distance between the vertical poles) of furring strips or similar slat wood as crosspieces to make panels of trellis, which fasten to the vertical poles at top and bottom.