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A '''rail''' is a piece of [[timber]] or [[metal]] extending from one post to another, as in [[fence]]s, [[balustrade]]s, staircases, etc. In [[framing]] and panelling the horizontal pieces are called rails, and the perpendicular [[stile]]s.
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A '''rail''' is a piece of [[timber]] or [[metal]] extending from one post to another, as in [[fence]]s, [[balustrade]]s, [[staircase]]s, etc. In [[framing]] and panelling the horizontal pieces are called rails, and the perpendicular [[stile]]s.

Current revision as of 13:50, 5 August 2009

A rail is a piece of timber or metal extending from one post to another, as in fences, balustrades, staircases, etc. In framing and panelling the horizontal pieces are called rails, and the perpendicular stiles.

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