Modern Carpentry; A Practical Manual ...

Modern Carpentry; A Practical Manual ...

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...of the laths. The upper edge of each lath is rounded, and fits into a corresponding hollow in the lower edge of the one above it; this peculiar overlapping joint, whilst preventing the passage of light, etc, between the laths, readily yields when the shutter is coiled around the barrel. The spring barrel is usually made of tinned iron plate, and encases a stout spiral spring wound around an iron mandrel with squared ends to which a key is fitted for winding the spring up. The ends of the mandrel project from the case and are fixed in bracket plates at each end of the shutter--in the case of shop fronts, in a box or recess behind the fascia; one end of the spring is secured to the barrel, the other end to the mandrel; the shutter is secured to the barrel by the metal bands mentioned through a shop fascia, showing shutter RfriwwwSsfl and blind barrels fixed to the face of the F1-65wall, where no provision has been made beneath the girder. Fig. 66 shows the adaption of one of these shutters to the inside of a window; the barrel is fixed in a seat formed beneath the window, the top of which is hinged, to gain access to the coil. The minimum space required for a coil, for a shutter about 6 ft. high is 102 in. A friction roller F should be fixed close to the back rail to prevent chafing as the coil unwinds; the shutter is lifted by means of a flush ring in the L iron bar at the top, and this ring engages with a tilting hook in the soffit to keep the shutter up. The metal varieties of these shutters are wound up by the aid of balance weights or bevel wheel gearing. channels (Fig. 65) are frequently used. These are cemented into a chase in the wall or pilaster. Fig. 64 is a section Size and Position. The size and position of window openings...show more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236936086
  • 9781236936080