Timbers sentence example

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  • It is built of wood, the various native timbers being happily combined.
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  • All of these timbers are used for furniture and similar purposes.
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  • Steel work replaces some of the old roof timbers.
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  • There are also several extremely valuable soft timbers, the principal being red cedar (Cedrela Toona), silky oak (Grevillea robusta), beech and a variety of teak, with several important species of pine.
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  • Farther west two narrow belts of timber, consisting mostly of stunted post oak and black jack, and known as the Eastern and Western Cross Timbers, cross the prairies southward from the Red river, and a low growth of mesquite, other shrubs and vines are common in the eastern half of the Prairie Plains.
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  • It has occasionally been found on the old timbers of mines.
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  • There are no regulations in England limiting the working stresses that may safely be placed upon timber, although in some districts the least sizes that may be used for timbers in roofs and floors are specified.
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  • The main timbers had split and were repaired by stitching wooden laths over the damage.
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  • The timbers of the mill have been removed or repositioned when the mill was apparently rebuilt to take the turbine.
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  • If you were a pirate and I was a tree, I'd let you shiver me timbers.
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  • Where each floor is timbered by itself with light timbers, as is the practice on the continent of Europe, the consolidation of the rock-filling under pressure gives rise to considerable subsidence of the unmined ore, which has frequently settled 20 ft.
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  • Outside of these general areas, forest products are of relatively little value, the exceptions being the dense growths, in certain restricted areas, of live-oak, which is in demand for ship timbers; and scattering patches of hickory, which is requisite for certain manufactures.
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  • Where the timbers do not line up with your fixings, you can use a suitably sized timber batten to bridge between them.
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  • The interior retains many of the period features such as exposed beams and timbers.
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  • Investigation of suitable biocide to treat wet rot affected timbers.
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  • You may be able to find composite landscape timbers.
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  • It has an exposed brick wall with shipâs timbers and leads to a bathroom with sloping ceiling.
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  • In the oldest area, to the back of the property, are some original exposed brick walls incorporating beams made of shipâs timbers.
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  • Pillars inserted to avoid calamity are said to have come from the timbers of Spanish Galleons sunk in the Armada.
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  • Whatever the truth, the small hamlet is this morning nothing more than a few smoldering timbers and dismembered corpses.
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  • The cottage has been imaginatively restored with exposed beams, washed timbers and polished floorboards.
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  • The gavel used in the 1st Battalion officers ' mess was the gavel used in the 1st Battalion officers ' mess was the gavel made from the timbers of HMS Defense.
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  • The first joist is fixed appropriate distance away from the wall edge then spacing timbers at 400mm centers.
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  • For instance, the timbers are jointed together using traditional mortise and tenon joints, dowel pegs, copper nails and brass screws.
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  • The use of naturally durable timbers avoids the use of toxic chemical preservatives, which contain carcinogens.
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  • Queen post - a pair of vertical timbers rising from a tie beam to support purlins.
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  • Low Priority Paint steel roof purlins, replace rotten timbers within the purlin angle sections.
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  • The larvae of furniture beetle can easily attack the sapwood of our usual structural timbers.
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  • All swashes buckled and timbers thoroughly shivered or your money back!
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  • Julian thinks his structural timbers were probably from managed Baltic forests.
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  • The largest number of substantial oak timbers at Oakbank was considered to be 40 piles representing a gangway leading to the shore.
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  • Flagged floor; walls roughly plastered and whitewashed; roof has rafters, purlins and one tie-beam truss with struts - some old timbers.
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  • The genus Eucalyptus numbers more than 150 species, and provides some of the most durable timbers known.
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  • The results serve to show the great value of Australian timbers, and the comparisons made with the typical timbers of many other countries emphasize the fact that the Australian woods are equal to any in the world for hardness, strength and durability.
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  • In the following year he became a lieutenant, and subsequently acted as aide-de-camp to General Anthony Wayne in the campaign which ended in the battle of Fallen Timbers on the 10th of August 1794.
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  • The use of selected solid oak timbers and veneers create the casual shaker look that has such a timeless beauty.
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  • All swashes buckled and timbers thoroughly shivered or your money back !
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  • It is principally found in roof timbers where it attacks the sapwood of exclusively softwood timbers often resulting in structural weakness.
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  • Dormer windows and stairwell openings are formed by placing multiple trusses either side of the openings and framing the resulting space with loose timbers.
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  • This wooden bed frame might be made from rustic logs or refined, polished timbers.
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  • Shiver me timbers, the Smiths are walking the plank for treason on the high seas in honor of Capt'n Mark Smith's 5th birthday.
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  • Although the timbers of commercial value are confined practically to the eastern and a portion of the western coastal belt and a few inland tracts of Australia, they constitute an important national asset.
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  • Mr Robertson catalogues a number of valuable timbers that are obtained there, among them being Tremana, cedar, rose-wood, iron-wood (red and white), box-wood, sandal and white oak.
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  • Other first-class timbers are koko (Albizzia lebbek), white chuglam (Terminalia bialata), black chuglam (Myristica irya), marble or zebra wood (Diospyros kurzii) and satin-wood (Murraya exotica), which differs from the satinwood of Ceylon (Chloroxylon swietenia).
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  • In the Washoe Mountains, as in the rest of the Sierra Nevada range, there is a heavy growth of conifers, extending down to the very valleys; but in many places these mountains have been almost deforested to provide timbers for the mines.
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  • On completion of any room the timbers are withdrawn and the overlying mass of timber and rock is allowed to fall and a new room is started immediately alongside of the one just completed.
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  • The moulds for the face of a wall consist generally of wooden shutters, leaning against upright timbers which are secured by horizontal or raking struts to firm ground, or to anything that will bear the weight.
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  • Here, on the 3rd of August 1795, General Wayne, the year after his victory over the Indians at Fallen Timbers, concluded with them the treaty of Greenville, the Indians agreeing to a cessation of hostilities and ceding to the United States a considerable portion of Ohio and a number of small tracts in Indiana, Illinois and Michigan (including the sites of Sandusky, Toledo, Defiance, Fort Wayne, Detroit, Mackinac, Peoria and Chicago), and the United States agreeing to pay to the Indians $20,000 worth of goods immediately and an annuity of goods, valued at $9500, for ever.
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  • Further surviving timbers were recovered (see ba, October 2002, May 2003 ).
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  • The gavel used in the 1st Battalion officers ' mess was the gavel made from the timbers of HMS Defense.
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  • This is principally due to the cost and difficulties of transporting timbers to the coast.
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  • The use of the heavy timbers and continuous framing which characterize this system facilitates greatly the work of mining and maintaining the haulage roads on the different floors, and gives more rigid support to the unmined portions of the block of ground above.
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  • It is necessary, however, to keep the mine sealed until the burning timbers, or coal, and the red-hot rocks have become cool, or the fire will again break out.
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  • Diagonal bracing or strutting is nowhere to be found, and in many cases mortises and other joints are such as very materially to weaken the timbers at their points of connection.
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  • The walls were formed of split tree-trunks set upright and plastered with clay; and the flooring of similar timbers bedded in clay.
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  • The power of the Indians was overthrown by General Anthony Wayne's victory in the battle of Fallen Timbers, fought the 10th of August 1794 near the rapids of the Maumee river a few miles above the site of Toledo, Ohio; and the Mississippi question was settled temporarily by the treaty of 1795 and permanently by the purchase of Louisiana in 1803.
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  • Sometimes it is a loosely-fitting shutter or windowframe, a hanging drawer-handle, or a lamp-shade which will rattle; the timbers in a roof may creak, or a group of wine-glasses with their rims in contact may chatter.
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  • The timbers in the second class are obtained from non-coniferous trees, containing no turpentine or resin, and are given the general name of hard woods.
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  • On the sides and top of the lower chamber was a framework of timbers, which seems to indicate that the mound is of comparatively recent date.
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  • The church of High Halden, in the neighbourhood, is remarkable for its octagonal wooden tower constructed of huge timbers, with a belfry of wooden tiles (shingles), of the time of Henry VI.
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  • From the coast to the eastern base of the Cascade Mountains the state is heavily timbered, except in small prairies and clearings in the Willamette and other valleys, and the most important tree is the great Douglas fir, pine or spruce (Pseudotsuga Douglasii), commonly called Oregon pine, which sometimes grows to a height of 300 ft., and which was formerly in great demand for masts and spars of sailing-vessels and for bridge timbers; the Douglas fir grows more commercial timber to the acre than any other American variety, and constitutes about five-sevenths of the total stand of the state.
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  • By him the Indians were signally defeated in the Battle of Fallen Timbers (or Maumee Rapids) on the 10th of August 1794, and Fort Wayne, Indiana, was erected on the Maumee river.
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  • Excepting near the rocky coast, the islands are fruitful, mahogany and other valuable timbers with some dye wood are grown, and large quantities of coco-nuts are produced by the two smaller islands.
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  • The upright white hewn studs and freshly planed door and window casings gave it a clean and airy look, especially in the morning, when its timbers were saturated with dew, so that I fancied that by noon some sweet gum would exude from them.
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  • One had her form under my house all winter, separated from me only by the flooring, and she startled me each morning by her hasty departure when I began to stir--thump, thump, thump, striking her head against the floor timbers in her hurry.
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  • When Saturday's daylight arrived to David Dean's exhausted eyes, the time had slipped past his usual rising hour and voices and footsteps rattled the old timbers of Bird Song.
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  • In addition there are a number of second-and third-class timbers, which are used locally and for export to Calcutta.
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  • The government offices, art gallery and exchange, with St Mary's cathedral (Anglican), a building in a combination of native timbers, St Paul's and St Patrick's cathedral (Roman Catholic), are noteworthy buildings.
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  • The decisive conflict, fought on the 20th of August 1794, near the rapids of the Maumee, is called the battle of Fallen Timbers, because the Indians concealed themselves behind the trunks of trees which had been felled by a storm.
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  • When the mineral does not stand well in the pillar it will be necessary to erect a line of timbers with lagging so as to sheathe the under-side of the pillar and prevent level '/?//?
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  • Most of the plain is treeless prairie, but the sandier belts are forested; two of them are known as cross timbers, because their trend is transverse to the general course of the main consequent rivers.
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