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The position of transition between an arris and a bevel or chamfer on a medieval timber beam, often decoratively carved. The term is also applied to the triangular plane, like an inverted broach, where an octagonal pier is transformed into a square block..

Alcock, Barley, Dixon, & Meeson (1996)

stop-chamfer Various types of chamfers and chamfer-stops found on timber beams. (a) Plain hamfer. (b) Plain chamfer with ogee stop. (c) Moulded chamfer with ogee stoop. (d) Plain chamfer with moulded stop. (e) Sunk hamfer. (f ) Hollow or concave chamfer.

stop-chamfer Various types of chamfers and chamfer-stops found on timber beams. (a) Plain hamfer. (b) Plain chamfer with ogee stop. (c) Moulded chamfer with ogee stoop. (d) Plain chamfer with moulded stop. (e) Sunk hamfer. (f ) Hollow or concave chamfer.

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