TermDefinitionTags
SoakerÕsFlexible metal interleaved between courses of slates or plain tiles at abutments (see earlier descri...
Splay cutsTiles cut diagonally...
Stop endfilled end of a ridge tile over a hip or gable....
Swept ValleyWhere the tiles or slates sweep round in horizontal lines over lay boards in the valley, requiring t...
Tile CropperA levered mechanical set of jaws used by tilerÕs to cut tile to size or shape....
Tilting Normally a piece of timber used at eaves or sides of open valley...
Top edgeUpper edge of roof slope finishing at a ridge or against a front edge of a protrusion through roof s...
TrowelsVarious shapes and sizes used for bedding and pointing cement work....
Undercloak.An additional course of slates or tiles at Eaves, Verge or metal Valley...
ValleyIntersection of 2 (two) internal roof slopes changing internal direction....
VergeSee Gable above - an outside edge of the roof finished either with tile or slate undercloak bedded i...
VerticalA roof elevation at 90¡ from the horizontal clad in slates, tiles or boarding....
Winchester cuts2 (two) tiles splay cut along their length to form a detailed finish on vertical tiling to a gable e...
Zax(or Slate Knife) A heavy blade with cranked handle used for trimming the edges of slates and used in...