Modern Carpentry and Building: Giving Methods of Obtaining the Various Cuts in Carpentry ...

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Seite 172 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Seite 247 - Cupola. ^-A dome-like vault on the top of an edifice, usually on a tower or steeple, as of a public building. The word as commonly used means a small tower or turret built on the top of a building. ' Curb-plate. — The plate in a curb-roof that receives the feet of the upper rafters. Dado. — The die or square part in the middle of the pedestal of a column, between the base and the cornice ; also that part of an apartment between the plinth and the impost moulding. Dentil. — An ornamental square...
Seite 166 - ... and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. 3. Place the double of the root already found, on the left hand of the dividend for a divisor. 4. Seek how often the divisor is contained...
Seite 252 - ... left temporarily for the purpose. Queen-post. — One of the suspended posts in a truss-roof, framed below into the tie-beam, and above into the principal rafter. Quirk. — A small, acute channel, by which the rounded part of a Grecian ovolo or ogee moulding is separated from the fillet. Rail. — The horizontal part in any piece of framing or panelling. Rake. — Pitch or inclination of a roof. Recess. — Part of a room formed by the receding of the wall, as an alcove, a niche, etc. Return....
Seite 174 - Extract the roots, and proceed as in Rule above. RULES IN MENSURATION. To find the contents of an irregular body. Immerse the body in a vessel full of water, and measure the quantity of water displaced. To find the area of a rectangle. Multiply the length by the breadth. To find the area of a triangle. Multiply the base by one-half the altitude. Or, From half the sum of the three sides subtract each side separately ; multiply together the half sum and the three remainders, and extract the square...
Seite 250 - Mutule (Lat.), a projecting block worked under the corona of the Doric cornice, in the same situation as the modillions in the Corinthian and Composite orders ; it is often made to slope downward towards the most prominent part, and has usually a number of small guttae, or drops, worked on the underside.
Seite 154 - Multiply the strength of an inch square bar, 1 foot long, (as in the table,) by the breadth, and square of the depth in inches, and divide the product by the length in feet ; the quotient will be the weight in Ibs. avoirdupois. What weight will break a beam of oak 4 inches broad, 8 inches deep, and 20 feet between the supports ? 800 x 4 x 82 . go = 1024° Ibs...
Seite 166 - Find the greatest square number in the left hand period, and write its root for the first figure in the root; subtract the square number from the left hand period, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend.
Seite 184 - ... board, the plans for the plumbing and drainage of the buildings herein described ; and in respect to all work not covered thereby, the plumber is to be governed by the rules and regulations as to plumbing and drainage established by the board of health. The plumber will furnish all materials and perform all labor requisite and necessary for putting up and completing all the plumbing work in a good and thoroughly workmanlike manner, according to the plans therefor as approved by the board of health.
Seite 246 - Revcrsa when the upper member is round and the lower member is hollow. Cinque-foil. — An ornamental foliation, having five points or cusps, used in windows, panels, etc. Clustered Column. — A column which is composed, or appears to be composed, of several columns collected together. Composite Order. — An order of architecture made up of the Ionic order grafted on the Corinthian ; also called the Roman or Italic order. Console. — A bracket or shoulder-piece, or a projecting ornament on the...

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