1" X 2" BATTEN

GALVANIZED

STRAP

GALVANIZED

CLAMP

GALVANIZED

HINGE

CLAMP

(ADJUST TO

REQUIRED ANGLES)

1" X 2" BATTEN

LENGTH LOCKING

ANGLE LOCKING

DEVICE

DEVICE

LENGTH VARIES

AND IS ADJUSTED TO SUIT CONDITION

GAL 16 GA. STRAP

ANGLE LOCKING

DEVICE

LENGTH LOCKING

GALVANIZED

DEVICE

STRAP

GAL 16 GA. STRAP

ADJUSTABLE

SHORE

HINGE

MEASURING

BATTEN

1" X 2" BATTEN

DIAGRAMATIC ILLUSTRATION

OF PRACTICAL APPLICATION

ADJUSTABLE SHORE

OF ADJUSTABLE SHORE

MEASURING BATTEN

MEASURING BATTEN.

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BULKHEAD

STRONGBACK

STANCHION

E

A

OR

ANCHORAGE

4 FT.

SH

DECK

7 FT. 1 IN.

B

3/4 inch

1/16 inch

6 FT. 9 IN.

1 1/2 inches

1/8 inch

2 1/4 inches

3/16 inch

B

3

inches

1/4 inch

3 3/4 inches

5/16 inch

RATIO OF

1 INCH=1 FOOT

6 FT. 9 IN.

4 1/2 inches

3/8 inch

5 1/4 inches

7/16 inch

A

4 FT.

B

6

inches

1/2 inch

6 3/4 inches

9/16 inch

7 1/2 inches

5/8 inch

8 1/4 inches

11/16 inch

/8"

77

A

9

inches

3/4 inch

LENGTH OF SHORE

IS 7 FEET 10 INCHES

9 3/4 inches

13/16 inch

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10 1/2 inches

7/8 inch

11 1/4 inches

15/16 inch

12

inches

1

inch

Step 2. Lay off the measurements A and B on a

carpenter's square, using the ratio of 1 inch to 1 foot.

Rule measurement is taken to the nearest one-sixteenth

Step 4. Subtract one-half because shores should

of an inch. To maintain the 1-inch to 1-foot ratio, use

be cut one-half of an inch shorter than the measured

table 8-1.

distance to allow for the required wedges. Thus the

final length of the shore should be 7 feet 10 inches.

Step 3. Measure the diagonal distance between

A and B. In the example given in figure 8-13, this

The carpenter's square may also be used to

distance is 7 7/8 inches. Because of the 1-inch to 1-foot

measure the angles of cut and to mark the shore for

ratio, the distance in feet would be 7 7/8 feet or 7 feet

cutting (fig. 8-13). Using the same measurements as in

10 1/2 inches.

the previous example, proceed as follows:

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