gauge board

gauge board

1. Same as gauging board.

pitch board, gauge board

A template, usually a right triangle in shape; used as a pattern to lay out the outline of stairs or the like; in stair construction, the base of the triangle is the exact width of the treads of the steps, and the perpendicular is the height of the riser.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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