tongue and groove


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tongue and groove

[′təŋ ən ′grüv]
(design engineering)
A joint in which a projecting rib on the edge of one board fits into a groove in the edge of another board.
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It can be provided by a defined contact area, with spacers integrated into the components being bonded, or by a tongue and groove joint.
A rear staircase leads down to the origi-under, storage shelving, tongue and groove stripped wood panelling to one wall, and a Steps lead up to the kitchen, which has stripped dresser, Belfast sink, tongue and the Aga.
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.
If the tongue and groove is in your bathroom or kitchen, you need to paint or varnish it as soon as possible to prevent stains and water damage.
To cut a piece of tongue and groove, first score it with a craft knife and metal ruler, then cut it with a hand saw (or a jigsaw If the tongue and groove is in your bathroom or kitchen, you need to paint or varnish it as soon as possible to prevent stains and water damage.
PREPARING TO FIX TONGUE AND GROOVE WALL PANELLING TONGUE and groove panelling isn't to everyone's taste, but it's great for a seaside/New England look and for covering up less-than-perfect plaster without having to go to the trouble and expense of replastering or getting a plasterer in.
Tongue and groove painted in Mystical Mushroom Furniture and Cupboard Paint, from pounds 16.
The company's new dual-purpose table design, which is supplied with hidden leaf retainers, removable tongue and groove tops and one-piece cushions, combines a full-size billiards table with a dining table and uses Gast's 82R rocking piston and an air receiver to raise and lower the height of the 1.
Other big winners: Tongue and Groove Theatre's The Red Balloon (which topped the youth theatre category and garnered individual accolades for actor Mark Stewart, scenic designer Arthur Adair, composer/music director Justin Sherburn and animator Leah Sharpe) and ZACH Theatre's Porgy and Bess, whose performers Marva Hicks, Cedric Neal, and Janis Stinson were applauded alongside choreographer Robin Lewis and costumer Derek Whitener.
The tongue and groove bit includes two slot cutters: the 1/4" cutter is used to mill a 1/4" thick tongue and groove for 1/2" to 3/4" stock, or the woodworker can switch to the 1/16" cutter for cutting thinner material.
There are various types of tongue and groove and once you've chosen, be sure to leave the boards (and the timber you'll need for battens, see below) in the room in which you plan to use them for a minimum of two weeks beforehand.
With the center of the damaged plank out of the way, pry the remaining pieces toward the center and away from their respective tongue and groove.