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The practical house carpenter, or, Youth's instructor containing a great variety of useful designs in carpentry and architecture; the five orders laid down by an entire new scale.

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Pain, William (1730?-1790?)
The practical house carpenter, or, Youth's instructor containing a great variety of useful designs in carpentry and architecture; the five orders laid down by an entire new scale.
London: William Pain, 1792

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Contents

[Front Cover]

[Title page] The Practical House Carpenter; or The Youth's Instructor

Contents

Prices for Carpenter's Day-bills

Retail Prices of Deals, Battens, &c.

A Table of Scantlings for cutting Timber for Buildings

Centering for Groins, Arches, and use of the Trammel., pp. Plate 1-To face Plate III.

Groins, Skylights, Niches, Polygon Roofs, &c., pp. To face Plate IV.-Plate 4

Domes Circular, Circular Soffits., pp. Plate 5-Plate 6

To Find the Length and Backing of Hips, Square, or Bevel. Curb Roofs, Sections of Floors, Trussing Griders, Roofs in Ledgement., pp. Plate 7-To face Plate XV.

Ionic Volute, Glueing up Columns, and Diminishing., pp. To face Plate XVI.-Plate 18

The Five Orders, Shewing the Measures and Proportions to any Height Required., pp. Plate 19-Plate 28

Frontispieces for Outside and Inside Doors., pp. Plate 29-Plate 33

Shop Fronts., p. Plate 34

Mouldings, Frize, and Cornice, for Practice. Some of them full Size, and some half Size., pp. Plate 35-Plate 54

Stair-cases., pp. Plate 55-Plate 63 ff.

Chimnies, Doors, &c., pp. Plate 64-Plate 68

Ceilings, pp. Plate 69-Plate 70

Plans, Elevations, and Sections., pp. Plate 71-Plate 75

Corinthian and Composite Caps., pp. Plate 76-Plate 77

Plancers of the Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian Cornices, and Glueing up Caps., pp. Plate 78-Plate 81 ff.

Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian Cornices, with Part of the Pediments to a large Scale, pp. Plate 82-Plate 84 ff.

Plans, Elevations, and Sections, for Town and Country Houses, Drawn by a Scale fixed to each Design, pp. Plate 85-Plate 101

Designs for Green-House, Hot-House, &c., pp. 102-104

Coach-House and Stable., p. Plate 105

Farm-House, Brew-House, and Laundry, with Farm-Yard, and Barn, adapted to a Nobleman or Gentleman's Country-Seat., p. 106

Designs for a Timber Bridge., p. Plate 107

Design for a Church, with Sections two Ways., pp. 108-110

Designs for Pulpit and Altar-Piece., pp. Plate 111-112

Designs for Chimney Pieces., pp. Plate 113-118

Mouldings, with their proper Embellishments, pp. Plate 119-120

Vine Leaves and Grapes, Oak Leaves and Acorns., p. Plate 121

Vases and Pedestals for Sun Dials., pp. 122-Plate 123

Designs for Gateways to a Nobleman or Gentleman's House., pp. 124-Plate 125

Designs for Shop-Fronts., pp. 126-130

Stair-Cases., pp. Plate 131-Plate 136

Sections of a Library to Plate 97., pp. Plate 137-140

Sections of a Dining-Room and Ceiling to ditto., pp. Plate 141-145

The method for Bending a Cornice round the internal part of a Circular body on the Spring, p. Plate 146

A List of Prices, Materials and Labour, and Labour Only, Adapted to the Practical House Carpenter, With Reference to the Respective Designs;, pp. [1]-22

Contents [of A List of Prices], p. 22

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