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" 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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Common Places: Readings in American Vernacular Architecture

Dell Upton, John Michael Vlach - Architecture - 1986 - 529 pages
...rafter is tenoned into the collar, not the collar into the rafter. Further, the rafters (fig. 11, 7) now filling in the space between the two valleys are...testimony to their character, and to the existence of the gable.9 How common an occurrence this gable on the front of a house was we have no means of knowing....
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