Stabbing board

A temporary platform erected in the derrick or mast 20-40 feet above the derrick floor. The derrickman or another crew member works on the board while casing is being run in a well. The board may be wooden or fabricated of steel girders floored with antiskid material and powered electrically to raise or lower it to the desired level. A stabbing board serves the same purpose as a monkey board or safety platform but is temporary instead of permanent.

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