Tile strip | Article about tile strip by The Free Dictionary
slate batten, slate lath, tile batten
on which slates or tiles are hung; nailed horizontally across common rafters
or counter battens.
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After mitering the parts and staining the frame, we set the tile strips
in a thin bead of construction adhesive.
The tile strips
continue up the posts supporting a glass shelf that serves to divide the space.