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weatherboard

the windward side of a vessel

weatherboard

One of a number of horizontal boards commonly used as an exterior covering on timber-framed buildings to provide weather protection; for example, used as exterior sheathing to protect the infilling between the structural timbers. The upper edges of weatherboards are commonly tapered to a thinner edge than the lower edge so they can be overlapped by the weather-boards directly above them, or they have a rabbeted upper edge that fits under the overlapping board above, to shed water. Also see clapboards, which served the same purpose but were usually not as thick as weatherboards; also siding.
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External Weatherboard Weatherboard was a cladding very common budding material for houses around this time due to the abundance of timber available from the vast areas of bushland being cleared in Queensland.
Turbine visibility 945.00 0.34 0.47 0.00 1.00 Te Apiti (GIS) 945.00 8.69 10.87 0.00 31.00 Te Apiti count 945.00 3.77 6.19 0.00 25.00 Tararua (GIS) 736.00 73.15 5.60 62.00 92.00 Age 945.00 35.40 21.19 1.00 90.00 Land 945.00 998.92 529.50 298.00 6980.00 Floor area 945.00 129.93 47.81 40.00 420.00 Brick 945.00 0.15 0.36 0.00 1.00 Fibrolite 945.00 0.29 0.45 0.00 1.00 Roughcast 945.00 0.10 0.29 0.00 1.00 Weatherboard 945.00 0.36 0.48 0.00 1.00 Quarter 1 945.00 0.29 0.46 0.00 1.00 Quarter 2 945.00 0.23 0.42 0.00 1.00 Quarter 3 945.00 0.02 0.14 0.00 1.00 Summer 945.00 0.29 0.45 0.00 1.00 Ashhurst Variable Ashhurst and Milson: 2005-2008 Obs.
However, Simon Abney-Hastings from Wangaratta said that he is more at home in his three-bedroom weatherboard than he would be in the 1000-room Windsor Castle.
My house is a 100 year old wooden frame weatherboard villa.
Shann must also have been somewhat surprised with the physical condition of the university, which was temporarily housed in unsuitable weatherboard and galvanised iron buildings in a gravel lane, a few blocks to the East of the Town Hall, that connected St George's Terrace and Hay Street and which ran parallel to Irwin Street.
All were basic huts, without ceilings or internal lining, roofed with corrugated iron or fibro, and usually with fibro external walls, or sometimes with weatherboard or corrugated iron.
to select a suitable site for the barracks for the 'gendarmes81 and definite instructions were given as to the size and locality of site on which the cathedral was to be erected." (53) One survivor recalled that their main building, "the blockhouse," with weatherboard walls, was "divided into sections ...
The old Australian Inland Mission weatherboard church remains to this day and is still in use, although the leafy bough shelter has been replaced with a tin roof.
While all of this weatherboard, clapboard and sheathing evolution was going on, developments were also occurring with the other stuff used as infill between the posts and staves.
The world of the fictitious Kerrigans revolved around a simple weatherboard house that was filled with dodgy renovations and surrounded by scrawny greyhounds.
I loved the cream-coloured weatherboard buildings, topped by an assortment of tiled steeples, pyramids and turrets.