Flitch


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flitch

[flich]
(materials)
A section that is cut from a log and subsequently manufactured into veneer or lumber.
Sheets of veneer that are stacked in sequence as they have been cut from a log.
A longitudinal section of a log, sometimes having bark on one or more edges.

Flitch

A portion of a log sawed on two or more sides and intended for remanufacture into lumber or sliced or sawed veneer. Also, a complete bundle of veneers after cutting, laid together in the sequence that they were sliced or sawed.

flitch

1. A portion sawn from a log and normally manufactured into veneer or lumber.
2. Sheets of veneer, stacked in sequence, as cut from the log.
3. A thick timber cut with bark on one or more edges.
4. A board which forms part of a flitch beam.
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No critic interpreted the dance as the story of Salome's spiritual awakening, although Flitch presents Allan's own description of the dance rather than his own, thereby endorsing her version of its meaning.
A straight edge that included no wane was marked by fixing a string on one end and stretching it across the flitch lengthwise.
This became a local tradition and a flitch subsequently went to any married man who swore before the congregation and God that he had not quarrelled with his wife for a year and a day.
The flitch is then attached to the flitch table, using either hydraulic "dogs" that work as clamps to hold the flitch tight against the mounting plate of the slicing table or a vacuum system that sucks the log tight against the mounting plate.
Rockwood cut grooves in opposing mortar joints, inserted angle iron, then bolted C channel to the angle iron through the brick, sandwiching the brick in a flitch beam.
Having visited the granite stoneyards at Sintra and seen how they could produce and assemble repetitive components, Rewal decided on a structural system for the Ismaili Centre which, informed by the latest engineering software, would effectively flitch the compressive strength of stone with the tensile strength of steel.
The writing was on the karaoke screen for patriarch from hell Burke Flitch in Born To Run (Sun, BBC1).
When their men treat them badly, Bron and Lili Flitch take up running and discover they're fit for anything.
A typical hardwood sawmill usually consists of five main operations including log debarking, log sawing, flitch edging and trimming, side-cuts chipping, and lumber drying.
Once a veneer flitch is selected, it is cut on a Savi guillotine, sequence matched and run through a Black Bros, glue spreader before being laid up in-house on a Joos press.
During the following evenings, a production of the Awmbry Flitch Trial was staged at the Methodist School, a comic cricket contest between ladies and gentlemen wearing period costume was staged, the Push-Ball finals were held, dancing displays and a concert party provided entertainment and on Saturday came the Grand Carnival Procession, sports, tug-of-war, concert party and, to complete the festivities, dancing in the church school to music provided by the Regent Dance Band and a firework display given by Standard Fireworks.
The show home, now nearing completion, due to open officially next Friday, November 15, is called Flitch Cottage after an interesting piece of local history.