Also, the bevelling of any piece of timber or plank to any required angle: as the bearding of dead wood, clamps, &c.
The bevelling of the curves at the ends was the only new feature of the knife work.
The bevelling of the panel is always a sign that a chair is later in date than the year 1670.
The most difficult part is the bevelling of the joints (see bevelling).
In marine architecture, implies those frames which are square with the line of the keel, having no bevelling upon them.
This may, however, be remedied to a great extent by bevelling off the ends from the outside as shown in Fig. 1416.
In cutting off a corner or rounding or bevelling an edge you can use the slanting cut (Fig. 620).
Any alteration from a square in hewing timber, as taken by the bevel, bevelling rule, or bevelling boards.
The bevelling of the edges of the top and front boards can be done after the box is put together (see bevelling).
The degree of bevelling required can be determined by laying a board across (Fig. 415).
1560s, possibly from Old French *baivel (Modern French béveau, biveau), possibly from bayer "to gape, yawn," from Latin *batare "to yawn, gape," from Latin root *bat-, possibly imitative of yawning. If so, the time gap is puzzling. The verb is first recorded 1670s. The noun is 1670s, from the adjective.