The draughtsman's handbook of plan and map drawing: including instructions for the preparation of engineering, architectural, and mechanical drawings (Google eBook)

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Spon, 1891 - Mechanical drawing - 150 pages
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Page 231 - Cabinet-making and Veneering ; Carving and Fret-cutting ; Upholstery ; Painting, Graining and Marbling ; Staining Furniture, Woods, Floors and Fittings; Gilding, Dead and Bright, on various Grounds ; Polishing Marble, Metals, and Wood ; Varnishing ; Mechanical Movements, illustrating contrivances for transmitting Motion ; Turning in Wood and Metals ; Masonry, embracing Stonework, Brickwork, Terra-cotta, and Concrete ; Roofing with Thatch, Tiles, Slates, Felt, Zinc, &c.
Page 231 - MECHANICS' OWN BOOK; A MANUAL FOR HANDICRAFTSMEN AND AMATEURS. CONTENTS. Mechanical Drawing — Casting and Founding in Iron, Brass, Bronze, and other Alloys — Forging and Finishing Iron — Sheetmetal Working — Soldering, Brazing, and Burning — Carpentry and Joinery, embracing descriptions of some 400 Woods, over 200 Illustrations of Tools and their uses, Explanations (with Diagrams) of 1...
Page 99 - ... in the office of the clerk of the peace for every county, riding, or division in England or Ireland, or in the office of the...
Page 101 - In cases of bills for improving the navigation of any river, there shall be a section which shall specify the levels of both banks of such river ; and where any alteration is intended to be made therein, it shall describe the same by feet and inches, or decimal parts of a foot.
Page 101 - ... on the owners or reputed owners, lessees or reputed lessees, and occupiers of the said lands, and on the overseers of such parishes, and on the trustees, surveyors of highways, or other persons having the care of such roads or streets.
Page 101 - In all cases where it is proposed to make, vary, extend, or enlarge any cut, canal, reservoir, aqueduct, or navigation, the plan shall describe the brooks and streams to be directly diverted into such intended cut, canal, reservoir, aqueduct, or navigation, or into any variation, extension, or enlargement thereof respectively, for supplying the same with water.
Page 100 - ... describe the line or situation of the whole of the work (no alternative line or work being in any case permitted), and the lands in or through which it is to be...
Page 102 - ... or railway, and the intended surface thereof, when altered ; and the greatest of the present and intended rates of inclination of...
Page 103 - Feet, the extreme height over or depth under the surface of the ground shall be marked in figures upon the Section ; and if any Bridge or Viaduct of more than three arches shall intervene in any Embankment, or if any Tunnel shall intervene in any cutting, the extreme height or depth shall be marked in figures on each of the parts into which such Embankment or Cutting shall be divided by such Bridge, Viaduct, or Tunnel.
Page 101 - ... feet, and shall show the surface of the ground marked on the plan, the intended level of the proposed work, the height of every embankment, and the depth of every cutting, and a datum horizontal line, which shall be the same throughout the whole length of the work, or any branch thereof respectively, and shall be referred to some fixed point stated in writing on the section, near some portion of such work, and, in the case of a canal, cut, navigation, turnpike or other carriage road or railway,...

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