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edging

Grinding the edge of a lens to the finished shape and size required, at the same time imparting the desired edge form, e.g. flat, bevelled, etc. This is accomplished with a machine called an edger, either by hand with a grinding wheel or automatically operating from a lens pattern or former. See cribbing; former; glass cutter; glazing.
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Place a piece of metal edging in the trench flat against the vertical side and with the top at the desired finish elevation.
Vertical bricks can be used for an edging for paved surfaces or planting areas.
To install vertical brick edging, excavate the trench along the entire perimeter of the edged area the same depth as the long dimension the bricks.
Installation of a flat brick edging requires the excavation of a shallow trench the same depth as the brick thickness and 2 inches wider than the brick length.
Precast Block Edging. Manufactured concrete block can be used as an edging in almost any setting.