Millwork Definitions

Disappearing Stairs

a sectional-type stair assembly that folds up and recesses into an opening in the ceiling; also folding stairs.

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Plate tracery

Quatrefoil

Tracery

Lancet window

Gothic Revival architecture

Art Deco Architecture

Victorian architecture

Italianate architecture

Neoclassical architecture

Federal architecture

Georgian architecture

Colonial Architectural Period

Corbel

spindle

Baluster(s)

PIllar

stamp

structural glass

structure

stucco

terracotta

tomb

transom window

Tudor

valley

vault

verandah

viga

weatherboard

Ranch

reconstruction

rehabilitation

relocation

restoration

ridge

rustication

scale

setback

setting

settler

shaft

shed roof

shutter dog

site

Spanish Revival

ogee

order

parapet

paterae

pavilion

pedestal

pier

pioneer

plaque

plinth

plot

porch

porte cochere

portico

quoins

mansard roof

marker

masonry

masonry vernacular

massing

mausoleum

medallion

Mediterranean Revival

Minimal Traditional

Mission

modillion

molding

National Register of Historic Places

niche

object

offset

Gothic arch

Gothic Revival

grave

graveyard

hip roof

historic site

incise

infill

inscription

integrity

Ionic

Italian Renaissance

knee brace

lattice

light

lintel

loggia

drop siding

eaves

elevation

engraving

epitaph

fanlight

fascia board

façade

finial

Florida Master Site File

fluting

footprint

frame vernacular

gallery

gambrel roof

classical

clipped gable

colonnade

columbarium

composition shingles

coping

coquina

corbelling

Corinthian

crenelation

cresting

cupola

demolition

Doric

double hung sash

bargeboard

bay

beltcourse

belvedere

board and batten

Boynton Beach Register of Historic Places

bracket

burial ground

Came

canales

canopy

cartouche

carve

chevron

cladding

abacus

alteration

ancones

arcade

architectural features

architrave

FRIEZE

“L”-type Stairs

“U”-type Stairs

“U”-VALUE

“V” Joint

Access Door

Actual Size

Adjustable-pressure Weatherstrip

Angle Stile

Wire Glass

WOOD ALLOWANCE

Wood Block, lined

Wood Block/Stave Core

WOOD FRAME

WOOD FRAME STRUCTURE

WOOD FRAME WALL

Wood Stop Glazing

Wood-stop Glazing

WOODWORK

WREATH

X-Ray Door

Wedged Mortise-and-tenon Joint

WEIGHT BOX

WELL HOLE

WINDBREAK

WINDER

Winding Stairs

Windload

WINDOW

Window Casing

Window Clearance

Window Crack

WINDOW FRAME

WINDOW JAMB

Window Opening Size

Window Rough Opening Size

WINDOW STOOL, NONBEVELED, NONRABBETED

Window Stop

WINDOW TRIM

WINDOW UNIT

Windowpane divider

VENEER

Veneered Door Stile

VENT

Venting unit

VERGE BOARD

Vertical Light

VOLUTE

WAINSCOT

Wainscoting

Wall Kitchen Cabinet

Wall Rail

WALL THICKNESS, EXTERIOR

WALL THICKNESS, INTERIOR

Wall-corner Kitchen Cabinet

Wall-end Kitchen Shelf Unit

WATER DRIP

WEATHERING

WEATHERSTRIP

Transom Sash

TREAD

TRIM

TRIMMING-OUT

Triple Glazing

True Radius

TRUSS

TURNED DROP

Two-piece Sill

U-Value

ULTRAVIOLET

Unison Lock

UNITED INCHES

URN

Utility Kitchen Cabinet

V-GROOVE

VAPOR BARRIER

TENON

Terrace Door

THREE-PLY CONSTRUCTION

THRESHOLD

Threshold Sill

TOE BOARD

Toilet Door

Tongue-and-groove Joint

Top Rail

TOP ROLLER GUIDE

TORUS

TOTAL HEAT LOSS

Total Rise

Total Run

TRADITIONAL

TRANSOM

Transom Double-Hung

Structural Exterior Door Frame

STRUCTURAL WINDOW WALL PANEL

STUCCO MOULDING

Stud

SUB-JAMB

SUNBURST

SURROUND

SUSTAINABILITY

SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

SWEEP

TDL (True Divided Light)

TDL, TRUE DIVIDED LIGHT

TEARDROP

Tempered Glass

Striking Stile

STRINGER MOULDING

Stationary Sash

Steel Sash Brick Moulding

Steel Sash Sill

STEPPING

STILE

Stile Horn

Stile Plate

STOOL

STOP

Store door

Storm door

Storm Sash

STRADDLE MOULDING

Straight-run Stairs

Strike Jamb

STRIKE PLATE

STAIR BRACKET

STAIR CARRIAGE

STAIR CLEARANCE

STAIR FLIGHT

STAIR HEADROOM

STAIR LANDING

Stair Rail

STAIR RAIL BOLT

Stair Shoe

STAIR STRINGER

STAIR WEDGES

STAIRCASE

STAIRS

STAIRWELL

STAIRWORK

Standing Trim

Stapled Screening

Starting Newel

STARTING RAIL DROP

STARTING STEP

SNAP-IN GRID

SOFFIT

SOFTWOOD

SOLAR ENERGY

Solar Heat Gain

SOLAR ORIENTATION

Sole Plate

SOLID MOULDING

Solid Pediment

SOLID WOOD

Solid-core Flush Door

SOLID-STICKING

Spacer

SPACER BLOCK

Spline Joint

Split Jamb

Split-head

Spring Line

STACKING

Sill course (soldier course)

Sill Horn

SILL LIP

Sill Nosing

SILL OFFSET

SILL TRACK

Sill Windbreak

Single Glazing

Single Hung

Single-hung Window

SINK FRONT

SIZE

SKID BLOCK

SKIM

SKYLIGHT

SLAT

Slat Wall

Sliding Door

Slope Glazing

Slotted Mortise-and-tenon Joint

SETTING BLOCK

SHADING COEFFICIENT

SHELF CLEAT

Shims

SHINGLE MOULDING

SHIPLAP

SHOE

SHOW THROUGH

SHUTTER

Side Casing

Side Door Jamb

SIDE JAMB

Side of Trim

Side Window Jamb

SIDE-OF-WINDOW TRIM

Sidelight

Sidelites

SIDING GROOVE

SILL

SASH PULLEY

SASH RUNWAY

SASH TRACK

SASH WEIGHT

Sash Weights

SCALLOP

Scarf Joint

SCOTIA

SCREEN

SCREEN MOULDING

SCREEN STOCK

SCREENING

SCROLL HEAD

SCROLL HEAD AND URN

SDL (Simulated Divided Light)

SDL, SIMULATED DIVIDED LIGHT

SEAT BOARD

Seatboard

SEGMENT HEAD

ROUGH SILL

ROUND

ROUND EDGE

Rounded Pediment

RUN

Running Trim

SASH

SASH BALANCE

SASH CLEARANCE

SASH CORD

SASH CRACK

Sash Door

SASH FRAME

Sash Lock

SASH PIN

RETURN MANTEL

Return Nosing

REVEAL

Reversible Pilaster

Reversible Shutter

Reversible Windbreak

Ribbon Window

Right Hand

Right Hand Reverse

Right-angle Joint

Rim Door

RIM SECTION

RISE

RISER

Rolled Glass

Rolled-into-a-groove Screening

ROOF WINDOW

ROSETTE

Rough Opening

Rabbeted Jamb

RABBETED TO (IN) PAIRS

Rabbeted Window Jamb

RADIATION

RADIUS MOULDING

Rafter

RAIL

Rails

Raised Door Panel

Raised Moulding

Rake

RAKE MOULDING

RAMP

REED

RESIN

RETURN

PRESERVATIVE

Pressed Figured Glass

PRIME COAT

Prime Sash

Processed Glass

Pulley Stile

PUTTY

Putty Glazing

Quarter Round

Quarter-Round

QUARTER-ROUND WINDOW

R-VALUE

RABBET

Rabbet Joint

Rabbeted (Pair)

Rabbeted Casement

Rabbeted Door Jamb

PLANTED MOULDING

PLASTER BASE

Plate Glass

Platform Stairs

PLINTH BLOCK

PLOW

PLOWED AND BORED SASH

PLUMB

PLY

PLYWOOD

POCKET

POCKET Door

Pocket-type Door Frame

PREFINISHED

Prefit Door

PREFITTING

PREHUNG DOOR UNIT

PEAKED HEAD

PEDIMENT

Peninsula Base Kitchen Cabinet

Picture Frame Casing

PICTURE FRAME MOULDING

PICTURE MOULDING

Picture Rail

Picture Sash

PILASTER

PILASTER CAP

Pitch

Pivot

Plain Bevel Sill

Plain Beveled Sash Rail

Plain Door Jamb

Plain Pilaster

Plain Rail

Plain Rail Window

PLANCIER

Plane Stair Stringer

Palladian Window

PANEL

PANEL DIVIDER

Panel Door

PANEL MOULDING

Particleboard

Partition Cap and Shoe

Partition Shoe

Passive Solar Collector

PASSIVE SOLAR HEAT GAIN

OVERHEAD BALANCE

OVERHEAD TRACK

OVERMANTEL

OVOLO

P.G.

PALLADIAN

NOSING

NOSING MOULDING

OFFSET CENTER OF STAIR CONVERGENCE

Open Mortise-and-tenon Joint

Open Riser Stairs

Open Sash

Open Stair Stringer

Open Stairs

OPENING

OPERATOR

ORDERS

Oriel Window

Outer Casing

Outer frame member

Outside Entrance Stile

Outside Opening

Outside Opening Size

Oval Bottom Edge

Mortise-and-Tenon

Mortise-and-tenon Joint

MOULDED

MOULDING

MULLION

Mullion Casing

MULTIPLE-OPENING FRAME

Multipoint lock

MUNTIN

Nail fin

NEWEL

NEWEL CAP

NEWEL COLLAR

Non-Prefit Door

NOSED

Louver Door

Low-E Glass

LOW-EMISSIVITY GLASS

LUG

Main Sill and Nosing

Main Sill and Undersill

MANTEL FACE

MANTEL SHELF

MANTLE

Marginal Light

Masonry openings

Meeting Rail

Mesh or Cellular

MILLWORK

MIRROR MOULDING

Miter Joint

MORTISE

Left Hand

Left Hand Reverse

LEVEL HALF-TURN

LEVEL QUARTER-TURN

LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS

Lift

LIGHT (LITE)

Light Shaft

LINEAL FOOT

LINER

LIP

LOCK

LOCK BLOCK

LOCK RAIL

Lock Sill Joint

Locked-miter Joint

LOUVER

Keeper

KEYSTONE

KICKPLATE

KITCHEN CABINET

KITCHEN WORK CENTER

KNEE SPACE

KNEE WALL MOULDING

KNOB LATCH SET

Ladder

LAMBS TONGUE

LAMINATED

Laminated Glass

Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL)

Landing Newel

Landing Tread

Lap Joint

LAZY SUSAN

Leaded Glass

Insulating Glass

Interior Casing

Interior Casing (Inside Casing)

Interior Threshold

Intermediate Rail

Irregular-head Door Frame

Island Base Kitchen Cabinet

JACK STUD

JALOUSIE

JAMB

JAMB BLOCK

Jamb Horn

Jamb Liner

Jambliner

JOINT

JOIST TRIMMER

Hinge Jamb

Hinged Door

Hip Raised Door Panel

Hip-raised Door Panel

HOLLOW-BACK

Hollow-core Flush Door

HOPPER

Horizontal Light

Horizontal-sliding Window

HORN

Hotbed Sash

HOUSED

Housed Stair Stringer

INCOMBUSTIBLE CONSTRUCTION (Non-combustible)

INFILTRATION HEAT LOSS

Inner Casing

INNER FRAME (Insert Frame)

Inside Entrance Stile

Half Circle

Half-Round

Half-Screen

HAND

Handing

Hanging Stile

HARDWOOD

Haunched Mortise-and-tenon Joint

Head Casing

Head Door Jamb

Head Window Jamb

HEADBOARD

HEADER

HEAT LOSS

HEAT TRANSMISSION COEFFICIENT

Heat-absorbing Glass

HEEL (of a door)

Glazing Stop

GLUE BLOCK

GOOSENECK

Gooseneck with (without) Newel Cap

Gooseneck with Landing Return, 1(2) Riser(s)

Gooseneck with Level Quarter-turn

Gooseneck with Newel Cap and Easing

Gooseneck with Newel Cap and Level Outlet Right (Left)

Gooseneck with Newel Cap and Level Outlet Straight

Gooseneck with Quarter-turn and Easement

Gothic

GOTHIC HEAD

Grade Door

GREEN

GREEN BUILDING PROGRAM

GRILLE

Groove Glazing

GUIDE, DOOR

French Sliding Door

French Window

FULL BOUND

Full Bound Frame

Full Bound Sash

Full Screen

Gable

Gable Sash

GAIN

Geometric stairs

GEORGIAN

GLASS

Glass Size

Glazed Sash

GLAZING

GLAZING BEAD

GLAZING COMPOUND

FLASHING

Flat Door Panel

FLOOR GUIDE PLATE

Flush Bolts

FLUSH DOOR

Flush Moulding

FLUTE

Folding Door

FRAME

FRANKING

French (Hinged) Door

French Casement

French Door

FENESTRATION

Figured Glass

FILLER STRIP

FILLET

Finger Joint

Finger-jointing

Finish Stair Stringer

Finish Stairs

Finished Size

Fire Door

FIRE RETARDANT TREATMENT

Fire Window

Fire-Rated Door

FIRE-RATED DOORS

FIREPROOF CONSTRUCTION

FIREWALL

FIVE-PLY CONSTRUCTION

Fixed

Exterior Casing (Outside Casing)

Exterior Threshold

Eyebrow

FACE

Face of Jamb

Factory-built Kitchen Cabinet

FASCIA

FEDERAL ARCHITECTURE

ENTRANCE (Front Entrance)

Entrance Cap

Entrance Door

Entrance Head

Envelope

EXTENSION HINGE (Casement Hinge)

EXTENSION JAMBS

Exterior Casing (Moulding)

Dowelled Joint

Drawer-unit Base Kitchen Cabinet

Drip Cap

Drop

DUTCH CUT

Dutch Door

EASEMENT

EASEMENT WITH NEWEL CAP

EDGE BAND

Edge Joint

EFFECTIVE DEPTH OF STAIR STRINGER

Ellipse

EMISSIVITY

EMITTANCE

End Joint

END STRIP

ENTABLATURE

DOOR JAMB

DOOR PANEL

Door Rail

DOOR SKIN

Door Stop

DOOR TRIM

DOORWAY

Dormer

Dormer Window

Double “L”-type Stairs

Double (Dual) Glazing

Double Glazing

Double Horn

Double Hung Window

Double Rafter

DOUBLE STUCK

DOUBLE-ACTION DOOR

Double-hung Window

Dovetail Joint

D.L.O.

DADO

Dado Cap

Dado Joint

Daylight

DENTIL

Diagonal Rail

Direct glaze

Disappearing Stairs

DIVIDED LIGHTS

DOOR

DOOR BEVEL

DOOR BUCK

Door Casing

DOOR CLEARANCE

DOOR DOUBLER STUDS

DOOR FACE

DOOR FRAME

Corner Bead

CORNER BLOCKS, MOULDED

CORNICE

CORNICE MOULDINGS

CORONA

Corrugated Glass

COVE AND BEAD

COVE MOULDING

CRACK PERIMETER

Cripples

Cross Rail

CROSSBAND

CROSSBANDED CONSTRUCTION

CROSSBUCK

CROWN MOULDING

Curb

Custom-built Kitchen Cabinet

CYMA RECTA

CYMA REVERSA

Circlehead

clearstory

Clerestory

Closed and Open Stairs

Closed Riser Stairs

Closed Stair Stringer

Closed Stairs

COLONIAL

COLUMN

Combination Door

COMBINATION STORM SASH AND SCREEN

Composition Door Panel

COMPOSITION FACE PANELS

CONTEMPORARY

CONVECTION

Cope

Coped Joint

CORE (Hollow)

CORE (Solid)

CAPITAL

CASED OPENING

Casement Sash

CASEMENT SASH UNIT

CASEMENT WINDOW

CASING

Casing (Moulding)

Casing Bead Door Frame

Center line

Center Rail

CERTIFIED WOOD PRODUCTS

Chair Rail

CHAIRRAIL

CHAMFER

Check rail

Check Rail Window

Check Rails

BOX BAY WINDOW

Box Window Frame

BRACE

BREAST

BRICK MOULDING

Brickmould

Broken Pediment

Built-in Kitchen Cabinet

BULLNOSE

BUTT

BUTT JOINT

Bypass Door Frame

Bypass Sliding Door

Cabinet Door (Cupboard Door)

Cabinet Sash

CAP

CAP MOULDING

Beadboard

Beaded Brick Moulding

Bent Shoe

BETWEEN GLASS

BEVEL

Beveled Door Jamb

Beveled Raised Door Panel

BLEEDING

BLIND

Blind Mortise-and-tenon Joint

BLIND STOP

Board and Batton

BOLECTION MOULDING

BOLT HOLE PLUG

Bottom Rail

BOW

BOW WINDOW

BALUSTER

BALUSTRADE

BAND MOULDING

BAR

Bar Moulding

Barn Sash

BASE

Base Corner Cabinet

Base End Kitchen Shelf Unit

Base Kitchen Cabinet

Base Shoe

Basement Sash

BASEMENT SASH UNIT

Basement Stairs

BATTEN

Batten Door

Bay Window

BEAD

Adjustable Door Frame

Apron

Argon gas

Astragal

Awning Sash

AWNING WINDOW UNIT

Back Jamb

BACKBAND

BALANCED CONSTRUCTION

BALANCING

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BASE Moulding