Height board | Article about height board by The Free Dictionary
A gauge used in the construction of stairs for setting the heights of the risers.
story rod, height board, story pole
A wood rod equal in length to the distance between two floors; may be divided into equal parts, each equal to the height of a step for use in stair construction. Also see gauge rod.
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