story pole

story pole

[′stȯr·ē ‚pōl]
(design engineering)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Congratulations to those who opposed the Flamingo Clan's art; through intimidation they've convinced the Oregon Country Fair board not to raise the story pole. Congratulations on turning an arts festival that celebrates freedom of expression into one of cultural apartheid.
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* Mark the level of each course using a story pole. A story pole is any long piece of wood that you premark to show siding course intervals.
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They call the poles "story poles," and say the approach to carving them is unique.