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Constructing the top Framework consisting of an ornamental design made of strips of wood or metal. A framework of crossed wood or metal strips. A sheet that forms a distinct flat and rectangular section or component. A transparent panel used to fill a framed section of a window.
Inserting the lattice
The lattice was cut the correct width but kept over length.
Glue was applied to the edges of the lattice and dabs of glue were applied to the channels.
The lattice was inserted into the channels.
The lattice was marked and cut in exactly the same way as the bottom T&G boards were marked and cut as explained in the previous page (Page 3).
Adding the top The top and bottom frame member of a door or window (not the jamb). Cross member of panel doors or of a sash. Also the upper and lower member of a balustrade or staircase extending from one vertical support, such as a post, to another. The horizontal member of a fence.
After applying glue, the top rail was fitted in place in between the two stiles and with the channel over the top of the lattice.
The two side stiles were then firmly clamped against the top rail.
The top rail was then nailed to the side stiles by way of angling (toe-nailing) nails through the top edge of the top rail into the A vertical side member of a sash., two altogether per gate: one at each end.