A Home for All; Or, the Gravel Wall and Octagon Mode of Building

A Home for All; Or, the Gravel Wall and Octagon Mode of Building

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...and unpleasant work of the family can be done. Or, if preferred, this basement kitehen can be made larger, and have two windows, and a dumb waiter to carry food and dishes up and down, and serve as the kitehen proper--one of the other basement rooms being appropriated to a sub-kitehen--and this up stairs kitehen be made a dining-room and the omnium gatherum, or common rendezvous of the whole family, and connected with the bedroom--probably the best arrangement, and incomparably superior, in every possible respect, to the general arrangement of our kitehen and adjoining rooms. I may overrate this plan, yet will it not render a family much more comfortable than any yet devised, besides enabling women to do their work with double dispateh and comfort 1 It also joins the sauee eellar and well with the work kitehen--a very handy arrangement. r ' TOE THIKD STORY OF THE OCTAGON.' 101 But see What We Have Saved by the octagon plan. We build our kitehen as well as woodhouse While Laying Our House Foundation, and thus Save All Our Kitchen And Woodhouse MATERIALS, LABOR, FOUNDATION, AND HOOF! Or SOHlCwlrcre llCar One-fourth the net total cost of the whole house; not', be it observed, by our gravel-wall plan, but by our Octagon Share. All this in Addition to all the items already shown to be saved by the length and superiority of wall, cheapness, permanenee, etc. 40. The Third Story Of The Octagon. To return to our sixteen-feet octagon, Fig. 13. Stepping on to our stairs, which start close by the door which connects the sit Flg. is. 103 toward the acute angle 1$, in Fig. 14, and after rising two or three steps, as our space will allow, we will turn on a broad stair, and go up that ecntral partition, rising high enough to clear the ecllar door, and, perhaps, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236616383
  • 9781236616388