Building & Renovating

Building 101: Carpentry Terms Decoded (Part 2)

Dos por dos, asintada -- familiarize yourself with more building terms


Yesterday, we delved into commonly used terms for the different parts of the house, common tools, and measurement terms. To review what we've featured so far, visit Building 101: Carpentry Terms Decoded (Part 1).

Today, we'll focus on terms pertaining to carpentry and concrete works.

Illustration by Mikke Gallardo.

Read the original article ("Say What?") in the May 2005 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to for more details. 

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