Natural Finish to Outrigger

By The Old House Web


Natural finish. A transparent finish which does not seriously alter the original color or grain of the natural wood. Natural finishes are usually provided by sealers, oils, varnishes, water-repellent preservatives, and other similar materials.


Newel. A post to which the end of a stair railing or balustrade s fastened. Also, any post to which a railing or balustrade is fastened.


Nonbeanng wall. A wall supporting no load other than its own weight.


Nosing. The projecting edge of a molding or drip. Usually applied to the projecting molding on the edge of a stair tread.


Notch. A crosswise rabbet at the end of a board.


O. C., on center. The measurement of spacing for studs, rafters, joists, and the like in a building from the center of one member to the center of the next.


O. G., or ogee. A molding with a profile in the form of a letter S; having the outline of a reversed curve.


Outrigger. An extension of a rafter beyond the wall line. Usually a smaller member nailed to a larger rafter to form a cornice or roof overhang.

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