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3 edition of preservation of the exterior of wooden buildings found in the catalog.

preservation of the exterior of wooden buildings

by Allerton Seward Cushamn

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Published by [Press of Judd & Detweiler, inc.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • House painting. [from old catalog]

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGardner, Henry Alfred, 1882- [from old catalog] joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTT320 .C9 1911a
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p.
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23627986M
    LC Control Number14002672

    The bronze doors are curved, with a semicircular tympanum above two valves that are divided into four panels each. Techniques of Renaissance perspective and different levels of relief give each scene a sense of depth. At the pinnacle is a bust of Columbus, surrounded by rays and oak leaves, signifying his rising to glory. A running border is ornamented with Indian headdresses and emblems of. DES – Design Considerations of Wood Frame Structures for Permanence When properly designed, wood frame structures will resist damage by moisture and living organisms. Recommendations for control of moisture and protection against decay and insect infestations are contained in AWC's Design of Wood Frame Structures for Permanence, WCD No. 6.

    Although a few historic French buildings can be found outside Louisiana, only in the southern and central sections of the state do remnants of French culture and language, and a significantly large collection of French Creole buildings, survive. However, the tradition is . REPAIR, RESTORATION AND STRENGTHENING OF BUILDINGS INTRODUCTION The need to improve the ability of an exist-ing building to withstand seismic forces arises usually from the evidence of dam-age and poor behaviour during a recent earthquake. It can arise also from calcula-tions or by comparisons with similar build-File Size: 1MB.

    Hi, I have a beautiful old double hung wood window in my small bathroom that opens to 3 season porch and not the outside. I want to make this window 12″ narrower in order to accommodate adding a shower above an existing bathtub located directly to the left of the window (the existing window trim on left side extends partially over the tub, but w/ a shower Curtin to be installed w shower head. Historic Preservation Plan. In , the city received a grant to develop a Historic Preservation Plan. The Description and Analysis section is a great introduction to the program if you are interested in learning more about it. Preservation Program Contact information. Preservation Planner, James Hewat: [email protected], ()


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