Cheap Dwellings; A Series of Neat and Comfortable City and Country Residences, Illustrated and Described by Carefully Prepared Plans and Specifications, and Accompanied by Reliable Estimates of Cost

Cheap Dwellings; A Series of Neat and Comfortable City and Country Residences, Illustrated and Described by Carefully Prepared Plans and Specifications, and Accompanied by Reliable Estimates of Cost

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...proper stops and parting beads and blind stops, and sunk and weathered sills. To have iron weights, best Kentucky hemp cord, 2-inch Blake's pulleys and strong brass sash fastenings and finish as per drawings. Sashes to be of sugar pine, pulley styles, stops and sills of Oregon pine, and finish of redwood; all dry, clear lumber. StairsSLairs to attic to be built as per drawing, with 1%inch Oregon pine strings, risers to be %inch redwood; treads to be 1%inch Oregon pine, housed into wall string, strongly blocked and glued; 2x4-inch carriage pieces bracketted to treads; treads to be rounded with molding under, returned on outside string; newels, balusters and rail to be of white cedar, as per drawing and details. Wainscot-The kitchen and dining room to be walnscoted with matched and beaded redwood wainscot 4 feet high, with rounded capping and molding under. Bath-room to have similar wainscot, only to be 5 feet high. Wall base-lhe closets and pantry to have 8x%-inch plain wall base; the other rooms to have 10X%-inch base, with 2/5-inch bold molding over. Angle beads-Oueinch cedar beads to be placed at all angles of walls where necessary. Mantels-Provide and fix to the ure'places two mantel-pieces of black walnut, as per drawing and details. Bath-tub-Bath-tub to be properly framed and iixed, and cased with matched and beaded redwood with 1% rounded sugar pine cappina. 31 Water-closet-Water-closet to have ya seat. and riser of sugar pine, put together with round-headed screws and V3 clamped tl p, hung with brass butts. Sink-Sink ir. kitchen to be 1%-inch sugar pine, properly dressed, framed and fixed, with proper draining board; to be inclosed with 4x%-inch matched and beaded...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236932048
  • 9781236932044