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Ladder

A ladder is an important tool to assist in reaching heights above the normal level of reach


Ladder blocking

Ladder blocking is a series of horizontal boards placed in a stud bay for a solid T wall and sometimes corner wall connection



Latex

Latex is a paint category that uses water as the liquid carrier. Remains water soluble until it has fully dried


Lavatory

A lavatory is a sink or washbasin in a bathroom



Layout

Layout is the regular placement of studs in a wall, floor, roof, or ceiling framing. Common layout patterns are 12”, 16”, and 24” on center



Level

Level means perfectly horizontal relative to the earth’s gravity



Leveling

Leveling is the process of creating a flat fill over an indented area that cannot be seen by the eye or felt with a hand.

Leveling is also a flow aspect of paint that allows the applied paint film to flatten out to a consistent finish while wet


Line

A line  is a drawing feature of different types and thicknesses used to indicate the built structure and specific components of a building



Line wire

A line wire is a conductor used to feed electricity to a circuit. This part of the circuit is usually identified by conductors with black or red insulation color and gold colored terminals on devices



Linesman pliers

Linesman pliers are a wide tipped gripping tool for cutting and twisting wire



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