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Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / Shop fitting
Spanish term or phrase: a la inglesa
From a set of shop fitting specifications for a clothes shop from Spain. I am interested in UK English options.

Referring to laying floorboards:

"La colocación se hará siempre a la inglesa con las juntas desplazadas."
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4 +1plain wood strip flooring
Edward Tully
4" (wood) strip flooring "



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plain wood strip flooring

English Book - Vocabulary Book - English Spanish ... partition wall penthouse pier plain wood strip flooring plastering porch rabbet ramp ... a la inglesa enyesado (m.) porche (m.) renvalso (m.) rampa (f. ...
www.scribd.com/doc/2992927/English-Book-Vocabulary-Book-Eng... - 524k - En caché - Páginas similares

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agree  Robin Levey: Yes - and because it's a traditional English method of laying floor-boards, we don't put 'English' in the term. The main feature is irregularity in strip lengths (done to minimise waste).
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" (wood) strip flooring "

No need to say more, I think:

The process for installing wood strip flooring is really simple, .... Use this method to avoid having a very narrow strip in the last run of flooring. ...
www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?action=howTo&p=Improve/WdStpFlr.htm... - 48k - En caché - Páginas similares

Note added at 5 hrs (2008-08-30 18:42:49 GMT)

The normal method for installing hardwood strip flooring is to lay the boards perpendicular to the floor joists. The boards can be installed parallel to the ...
www.hammerzone.com/archives/flooring/hardwood/wh_oak1/stapl... - 40k - En caché - Páginas similares

Note added at 5 hrs (2008-08-30 18:43:53 GMT)

Plywood-on-slab method of installing strip flooring. Fig. 2. Screeds method of installing strip flooring on slab. ...
https://www.nofma.org/Portals/0/Publications/NOFMA Installin... - Páginas similares

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