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Edge

A board edge is the narrowest side of any board



Edge grain

Edge grain is the grain pattern of the wood as seen from the side of the board


Edge sealing

Edge sealing is a masking process where a sealer is applied over the tape edge to help prevent paint bleed



Elasticity

Elasticity is the ability of a material to stretch while still staying adhered to a surface



Elbow

An elbow is an angular fitting used to change the direction of a pipe.


Electric drill

An electric drill is anelectric powered handheld tool for boring holes and driving fasteners with more torque than a cordless drill



Elevation view

An elevation view is a view of a building seen from one side, a flat representation of only one face. This is the most common view used to describe the external appearance of a building.



Emory cloth

Emory cloth is an abrasive sandpaper roll used for sanding and prepping copper pipe ends. 



End cap

An end cap is a fitting used to seal the end of a pipe or tube 



End grain

The end grain of a board is the grain pattern of the wood as seen from either cross-cut end




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