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    Offering up

    To temporarily hold a material or fitting in place to check its position, fixing points or to see how it looks.


    A flat abrasive stone lubricated with oil or water, used for sharpening tools.


    A metal ring used in plumbing to create a seal for brass compression joints.

    One-piece-plastic joint block

    Small plastic blocks used to create joints between two components, widely used in flat-pack furniture. For example, fixing a number of joint blocks approximately 1m (3ft 3in) apart to the inside face of a piece of plywood allows you to screw the plywood to a wall with its edge abutted against the wall.


    A material or substance through which light cannot pass.


    Plastic ring or gasket for sealing pipe joints, like a washer.