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Lash-line hardware

Lash-line hardware is an ancient (dating to at least the 1920s) form of temporarily joining flatwork when a scene must be set-up and struck quickly. A lash-line is typically 1/4" Cotton sash cord, attached to the top stile of the left flat via a lash line eye.
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Older methods had the lashline tied through a hole drilled in the corner block.

The lashline then zig-zags around alternating lashline cleats.
Several different types shown:

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Lashing Cleats / Lashing Hardware / Theatrical & Set Hardware / Home - Mutual Hardware

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Round Line Cleat / Lashing Hardware / Theatrical & Set Hardware / Home - Mutual Hardware

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Offset Round Line Cleat / Lashing Hardware / Theatrical & Set Hardware / Home - Mutual Hardware

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Installing Flats

From http://www.ia470.com/primer/scenery.htm:
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Installing Flats

At the bottom set of lash cleats the line is tied off with a quick release knot.

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