Small timber members spanning over trusses to support tiles, slates, etc.
1"x2"x4' wood strips nailed to the roof, upon which the field tile hangs.
Narrow strips of wood placed over joints in vertical wood plank siding to seal the joints.
Narrow strips of timber mainly used for flooring and hanging roof tiles.
1) Timber at the top and bottom of a cloth. A Sandwich batten is used to carry a hanging cloth. It comprises two flat pieces of timber screwed together with the edge of the cloth between them. 2) Timber used for joining flats together for flying. 3) Compartmentalised floodlights set up so as to allow colour mixing. See also groundrow. Low voltage battens are commonly used as light curtains & for colour washes. 4) US term interchangable with PIPE for a flying bar.
Horizontal strips of timber fixed to the rafters to prevent materials falling through and aid fastening
Light, thin strips of wood or plastic inserted in batten pockets in the sail to stiffen the sail and extend the leech
A general term that refers to the vertical and horizontal strips of timber that form secure, privacy screens. Queenslanders have battens in the area under the floor level to the ground, and are arranged at the front in a variety of decorative patterns.
sticks made of a sturdy material that are held in pockets on the sails to provide shape to the sails
flexible strips of wood or plastic, most commonly used in the mainsail to support the aft portion, or roach, so that it will not curl flexible strips of wood or fiberglass placed in a sail to help the leech retain its proper shape.
Thin strips of wood or plastic inserted into batten pockets used to stiffen the leech (to preserve the shape of the sail).
Thin semi-rigid strips of wood or synthetic material inserted into pockets in the sail in order to maintain the shape of the sail.
thin, stiff strips of plastic or wood, placed in pockets in the leech of a sail, to assist in keeping its form
A specifically sized timber or steel section installed parallel to the eave line on which tiles are fixed.
Thin pieces of wood or plastic set into pockets in a sail in order to preserve the shape.
Small strips of wood. At Ferryland, battens were horizontal members of the roof frame immediately beneath the thatch.
It is one of the several flexible strips or wood, plastic, or tubes placed in pockets in the sail to hold the sail's shape and to keep it flat.