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English translation: curtain tracks

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German term or phrase:Vorhangsschienen
English translation:curtain tracks
Entered by: Teresa Reinhardt
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19:26 Jan 17, 2008
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Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / interior carpentry
German term or phrase: Vorhangsschienen
This follows from my last question and it under the same heading, i.e. Vorhangsbretter

It's part of a list of internal carpentry in an apartment in Switzerland

Vorhangsschienen
Vorhangsschienen doppelläussig eingefräst in Deckenfries

Vorhangsschienen rund
Vorhangsschienen doppelläussig eingefräst in Deckenfries 2 x Rundung

Cany anyone help? Are these terms peculiar to Swiss Rustic style houses?
AllegroTrans
United Kingdom
Local time: 12:51
curtain tracks
Explanation:
The s on Vorhang is Swiss; if you leave it out, you shall find! ;-)

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Note added at 29 mins (2008-01-17 19:55:45 GMT)
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BTw it needs to be doppelläufig - double curtain track

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No; it's more like a board that has channels routed into it which hold small metal tracks. The curtains run on rollers (attached at their tops) in those tracks. Very clean-looking, because you can't see them, or the Schiene if it's flush w/the plaster. And you can have as many curtains as you like (usually, two: Stores (see-through voile etc.) used during the day for privacy, and Vorhänge (usually w/color/pattern pulled back during the day and shut at night

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You can look at this online
www.lignodur.de/de/vorhangschienensysteme.php
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Teresa Reinhardt
United States
Local time: 04:51
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Thanks so much!
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curtain tracks


Explanation:
The s on Vorhang is Swiss; if you leave it out, you shall find! ;-)

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Note added at 29 mins (2008-01-17 19:55:45 GMT)
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BTw it needs to be doppelläufig - double curtain track

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Note added at 46 mins (2008-01-17 20:13:29 GMT)
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No; it's more like a board that has channels routed into it which hold small metal tracks. The curtains run on rollers (attached at their tops) in those tracks. Very clean-looking, because you can't see them, or the Schiene if it's flush w/the plaster. And you can have as many curtains as you like (usually, two: Stores (see-through voile etc.) used during the day for privacy, and Vorhänge (usually w/color/pattern pulled back during the day and shut at night

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Note added at 48 mins (2008-01-17 20:14:42 GMT)
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You can look at this online
www.lignodur.de/de/vorhangschienensysteme.php

Teresa Reinhardt
United States
Local time: 04:51
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Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 475
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Thanks so much!
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Asker: Thanks! wooden curtain tracks? or are they parhaps more like poles?


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agree  transatgees: "curtain rails" is also sometimes used in the UK.
5 hrs

agree  EdithK: curtain rails in the UK, never heard of curtain tracks.
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