Architectural Drawing

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McGraw-Hill Book Company, Incorporated, 1922 - Architectural drawing - 161 pages
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Page 152 - The edge of a roof which drips into a gutter or into the open; often stiffened with a bead. drip mold A molding designed to prevent rain water from running down the face of a wall.
Page 155 - The distance between supports of a joist, beam, etc. Specifications. The written or printed description of materials, workmanship, etc., that accompany the working drawings of a building. Standing Finish. The wood finish secured to the walls. Stile. The vertical members of a built up part such as a door, window, panel, etc. See Plate 52. Stool. The wood shelf across the bottom and inside of a window. See Plate 49. String. The supporting timber at the end of stair steps. See Plate 59. Stucco. Cement...
Page 152 - ... chair feet, etc., with convex side resting on the floor to permit easy moving of furniture. also to reduce noise when stools or chairs are frequently shifted, as in a classroom. furred (Arch.) Provided with wood strips so as to form an air space between the walls and the plastering. fur'ring (Arch.) The leveling up or building out of a part of a wall or ceiling by wood strips, etc. fur'ring strips (Arch.) Pieces of wood attached to a surface, as for lathing. fuse (Elec.) An electrical safety...
Page 155 - To mark or fit one edge of a board, etc., to an irregular surface. sheathing: The rough boarding on the outside of a wall or roof over which is laid the finished siding or the shingles (see Plate 17).
Page 155 - The vertical pipe connecting with the vent pipes and extending through the roof. It carries off the gasses and prevents the water-seal from siphoning out of the traps.
Page 154 - Priming. The first coat of paint or varnish, mixed and applied so as to fill the pores of the surface preparatory to receiving the subsequent coats. Proscenium. The front part of a theatre stage including the arch over the stage.
Page 152 - An ornamental water spout that throws the roof water clear of the walls below. girder. A large horizontal structural member, usually heavier than a beam and used to support the ends of joists and beams or to carry walls over openings. girt. The heavy horizontal timber carrying the secondfloor joists in a braced frame building.
Page 151 - Same as millstone. build'ers' tape. A long measuring tape of steel or fabric contained in a circular case, usually SO or 100 ft. in length. See TAPE. build'ing. The art of putting together materials into a structure. build'ing line. The line of the outside face of a building wall. Also the line on a lot beyond which the law forbids that a building be erected. build'ing ma-te'ri-als (Bldg.) All materials which enter into building construction. build'ing pa'per (Arch.) Heavy paper used between sheathing...
Page 151 - That part of the hearth inside the fireplace. See Plate 61. Backing. The inner portion of a wall. Balcony. A platform projecting from the building wall. Balloon Frame. See Plate 46. Base. The lower member of a column or a building. Base Board. The finishing board covering the plaster wall where it meets the floor. Batten. A strip of board for use in fastening other boards together. Batter. The slope of the face of a wall that is not plumb. See Plate 37. Batter Boards. Boards set up at the corners...
Page 154 - Scratch Coat. The first coat of plaster, which is scratched or scored to provide a bond for a second coat.

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