A wooden shipbuilding peg used for fastening timbers

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LOCKING FASTENER

A fastening used to prevent loosening of a threaded fastener in service, for example, a seating lock, spring stop nut, interference wedge, blind, or quick release.

LAP JOINT

A simple joint between two members made by overlapping the ends and fastening them together with bolts, rivets, or welding.

CLOVE HITCH

A knot for temporarily fastening a line to a spar or piling.

EARING

A line for fastening corner of a sail to the gaff or yard

FOREBITT

A post for fastening cables at a ship's foremast.

HITCH

Temporary fastening of rope to a ring, pole or hook

BEND

1. A knot used to join two ropes or lines. 2. To attach a rope to an object. 3. Fastening a sail to a yard

BITT

1. A post or pair mounted on the ship's bow, for fastening ropes or cables. 2. Strong vertical timbers or irons fastened through the deck beams used for securing ropes or hawsers.

SNAP RING

A removable ring used to axially position a bearing or outer ring in a housing. Also used as a means of fastening a shield or seal in a bearing.

FISH

1) A marine animal. 2) To catch fish. 3) To hoist the flukes of an anchor up on the gunwale. 4) To strengthen a spar by fastening on other pieces.

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