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floorboard

[′flōr‚bȯrd]
(mining engineering)
A thick wooden plank constituting part of a drill platform or other work platform.

floorboard

One of the boards or planks used as the finish floor, forming the walking surface of the room.
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Because the simulations in 10 repetitions for the random error settings led to considerable computation time, the 15 large logs were not used in the random error simulation series with the floorboard sawing patterns (Fig.
THE floorboards upstairs squeak when we walk on them.
Getting to grips with creaking floorboards could be simpler than you think.
1 PERIOD floorboards often have modern boards mixed in where repairs have been done over the years, or you may need to patch in new boards to replace damaged ones if you're uncovering the boards for the first time.
Stripping floorboards is also a messy business, the dust gets absolutely everywhere despite your best efforts to keep it out.
Drill a good clearance hole in the floorboards beforehand so the screwhead countersinks into the surface.
"I fell through the floorboards and if my sister hadn't caught me, I would have fallen on my face.
Her and her partner pulled up the floorboards in their bedroom and found a copy of the Birkenhead News from 1965.
If floorboards are not to be covered by carpet and will be left exposed, you maynot want to have unsightly screw- heads visible.
Using your noggin Q How can I stop my floorboards from squeaking all the time?
Lifting a floorboard that was previously held down by a tongue and groove side joint usually involves cutting off at least one of the side joints.
Ms Williams pointed to the spot where she had been sitting in the chapel - and when the demolition workers lifted the floorboard, there was the ring - as good as new.