Plate 31) now filling in the space between the two valleys are newer, and are nailed to them, a thing not dreamed of by the ancient carpenters. Finally, the mortises for the gable purlins still exist in the valley rafters — which are laid flatwise and...
Early Rhode Island Houses: An Historical and Architectural Study - Page 43
by Norman Morrison Isham, Albert Frederic Brown - 1895 - 100 pages
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