Flying or horizontal shores – The purpose of the flying shores is to offer temporary supports to the party walls of the two buildings where the median building should be pushed down and reconstructed. All types of preparations for providing support to the insecure structure in which the shores do not get to the ground fall under this category.

The flying shore contains wall plates, needles, cleats, horizontal struts (generally termed as horizontal shores) and inclined struts provided in various forms which change as per the situation. Under this system, the wall plates are also arranged against the wall and fastened to it.

A horizontal strut is arranged among the wall plates and is supported with a system of needle and cleats. The inclined struts are supported with the needle at their top and by pushing pieces at their feet. The straining piece is also defined as straining sill and is spiked to the horizontal shore. The width of straining piece maintains the similar width as that of the strut.

Dead or vertical shores - Dead shore belongs to the system of shoring that is utilized to provide vertical support to walls and roofs, floors, etc when the lower part of a wall is eliminated so as to arrange an opening in the wall or to reconstruct a faulty load bearing wall in a structure.

The dead shore comprises of an arrangement of beams and posts to cope up with the weight of the structure over and transmit the same to the ground on solid foundation underneath.

temporary shoring methods