Wood brick

Wood brick

A wooden block, the size and shape of a brick, built into brickwork to provide a hold for nailing finish material; a nailing block.

wood brick, fixing brick, nailing block

1. A piece of wood the size and shape of a brick; inserted in brickwork to serve as a means of attaching finishings, etc.
2.See nog.
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One of the more interesting and elegant elements in the public area and office fronts is the use of 4" x 8" wood bricks mixing with glass.
Canon Andrew White, the cathedral's international director, returned from the Holy Land yesterday with the olive wood bricks which the youth group will sell on Christmas morning.