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Stickley, Gustav, 1858-1942. / Craftsman homes
(1909)

A small shingled house that shows many interesting structural features,   pp. 50-51


Page 50

A SMALL SHINGLED HOUSE THAT SHOWS MANY
INTERESTING STRUCTURAL FEATURES
WE have suggested the use of shingles
           for  the walls  of  this plain little
           cottage because they seem the best
           atlapteti to the peculiarities of its
construction.   They should, however, be laid
in double course, the top ones beiiig well ex-
posed and the under ones showing not much
over an inch below.     This not only gives an
interesting  effect of  irregularity as to the
wall surface, but adds much to the warmth
of the house.     All the lines of the frame-
work are simple to a degree, but the plain-
ness is relieved by  the   widely overhanging
eaves and rafters c4 the rnnf. the well-pro-
portioned  porch.  which   is balanced by the
extension to the rear, the heavy beams which
run entirely around the walls with
turn of the shingles above and the
grouping of the windows.  The little
P         T   C aftsnwn, Fci,ruary, 1907.
                                               EXTERIOR VIEW FROM THE FRONT.
a slight
effective
house is
Wi -iDO¹-4 bL?~T 1 r¹~ LIVI mi a- Roar.¹! -
                                  50
FIRST STORY FLOOR PLAN.


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