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a horizontal beam that extends across something

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Bend the other two 1x2 boards and nail the 1x2 crosspiece to these boards.
The next morning I noticed wear marks suggesting that some of the stiction was due to the trunnion crosspieces rubbing against the insides of the fork tines.
Position a crosspiece about 1/4 inch from one end, then glue it in place.
One use for the 2x4 crosspiece is to attach with small angle irons a 1x2x8-inch block of wood.
On the telephone wires, a flock of parakeets argue wildly near their nest of tightly laced sticks built on the crosspiece of a telephone pole.
The crosspieces at the top, called lintels, had to be carved to fit into a circle.
Other design elements include drawer fronts that resemble map drawers and doors adorned with raised wooden crosspieces.
The simplest ride consisted of two crosspieces that turned around a central axis, which gave way to a wooden ring with chairs and later with animals bolted on it.
Use decorative crosspieces in railing designs, or specify solid rail-height walls instead of banister spindles.
Bread trays and refrigerator shelves become fences; wooden pallets, or skids, make walls and pathways; milk cartons support benches or hold a single tulip bulb; the crosspieces of police barricades from planting boxes; garbage bags and rocks line a small pond stocked with dime-store goldfish.
The rails and crosspieces can be cut from finished or rough 1"x3" stock (or split grape stakes with a crosssection size close to this size).
SIZE & DESCRIPTION A 2 1-1/2" x 3-1/2" x 56" top frame front and back B 3 1-1/2" x 3-1/2" x 22-1/2" top frame crosspieces C 2 1-1/2" x 3-1/2' x 49-1/2" shelf frame front and back D 3 1-1/2" x 3-1/2" x 19-1/2" shelf crosspieces E 4 1-1/2" x 3-1/2" x 34-1/2" legs F 2 1-1/2" x 3-1/2" x 6" back shelf supports G 5 1-1/2" x 5-1/2" x BO" top boards H 4 3/4" x 5-1/2" x 49-1/2" shelf boards J 1 3/4" x 9-1/4" x 53" back brace K 1 3/4" x 9-1/4" x 60" backboard L 1 3/4" x 3-1/2" x 60" backboard shelf M 2 22-3/8" x 22-3/8" x 1/4" pegboard leg braces Materials List ITEM QTY.
String four wires between the crosspieces as shown.
Joining the two ladders are 27 1/2-inch-long crosspieces at the bottom and back.