A Primer of Architectural Drawing for Young Students ...

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William T. Comstock Company, 1910 - Architectural drawing - 154 pages
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Page 29 - ... concrete laid not less than four feet below the surface of the earth, on the solid ground or level surface of rock, or upon piles or ranging timbers when solid earth or rock is not found.
Page 4 - By definition, a unit block is twice as wide as it is thick, and twice as long as it is wide; all other blocks are either multiples or divisions of the unit or related to it in width, thickness, or length. In most sets a unit block measures 1...
Page 51 - I, draw a line upward to the right, making an angle of 45 with the horizontal ; draw a vertical line from C to meet it in point D.
Page 10 - Horizontal lines should always be drawn along the upper edge of the T-square from left to right; vertical lines from below upward along the edge of a triangle, as shown in the cut. (See Plate 1) Tack a sheet of drawing paper, n"x1s...
Page 55 - It is one thing to know a roof when you see it, but it is quite another thing to be able to make a sketch of it.
Page 118 - No. 6, should be drawn first, from the top of the sill to the under side of the meeting rail.
Page 122 - No. 3 running from the top of the sill to the under side of the yoke. Show, also, the inside view of the sill raised i" higher so as to form a rebate for the sash to fit into; see No.
Page 129 - If we were to nail cross-boards to our slanting beams about a foot apart, we could easily walk from the bottom to the top or from the top down. But...

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