Glossary of Terms
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A knot, used for rigging bosun's chairs, tying off to supports, making a loop for other lines to run through.
BOWLINE ON A BIGHT
A member used to hold a horizontal or vertical member in a fixed position with respect to another member.
BRACE - LONGITUDINAL
BRACE - TRANSVERSE
BRACE - HORIZONTAL DIAGONAL
A horizontal member which extends from an inner post/leg to an outer post/leg.
BRACE - BRIDGING
A brace between two horizontal support members to keep the members upright.
BRACE - KNEE (SPUR, RAKER)
A vertical diagonal load bearing member
BRACE - PLAN
HORIZONTAL DIAGONAL - A horizontal member which extends from an inner post/leg to an outer post/leg.