The American Architect, Vol. 111 : January to June, 1917 (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from The American Architect, Vol. 111: January to June, 1917 Nicest feats of joinery and finish. Also, because of its location, it comes actually under the eye of the most casual observer and must put him into a frame of mind to receive propitiously the room itself. The trim, too, is an important feature. The. Variation of a shadow, the exposure of a nail hole, the opening of a mitre, all tend to cause the success of a happy design to be overborne by distasteful presentation. Often, naturally, the fault is one of set tling, or condition of material, and in this monetary age the artisan is limited by difficulties which he may be unable to overcome. These are the things, how ever, which he must do his best to mini mize, and in so doing, Show the extent of his cleverness and practical ability. This is especially so where the natural wood finish is exposed, and many beautifully. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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