How to use Laths in a sentence
Ventilation is afforded at the ends, usually by tilting laths, operated by a cord.
The timber is very much twisted in grain, and liable to warp and split, but is used for making plasterers' laths and for fencing; "shingles" for roofing are sometimes made of it.
The next step is to remove the harvested crop to the drying-shed; primed leaves are placed at once in shallow baskets or boxes, and when under cover are strung on string or on wire and hung up on laths in the barn.
These cut plants may be laid in rows on the ground to wilt, or spitted on long rods or laths supported on trestles, or placed on special drying racks.
When sufficiently wilted they are hauled to the barn and hung up there on the same laths on which they were placed in the field.Advertisement
Artificial shading, first by laths, and later by cheesecloth, both supported on posts, was then resorted to with eminently satisfactory results.
The new laths will then be painted to match the existing finish.
The parent chamber and the ambulatory were ceiled, sometimes with interlacing strips of bark or broad laths, so as to produce a plaited effect sometimes with plain boards.
Formerly, the logs were shipped as square timber, but now almost always in the form of deals, planks or laths; such square timber as is still shipped goes almost entirely to Great Britain.
The roof is sometimes of bamboo solely, and when split, which is accomplished with the greatest ease, it can be formed into laths or planks.Advertisement
The plaster is pushed onto and into the timber laths, which have been nailed to upright studs.
Produced from steel laths, construction meets with rigorous testing procedures.
Do not scour or float a scratch coat on laths. as this may damage the nibs.
If you opt for the cheaper plasterboard option, you will need to cut out the laths.
The main timbers had split and were repaired by stitching wooden laths over the damage.Advertisement
The batten thickness on the circular bay was achieved by using thinner pliable laths until the required thickness had been achieved.