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.
Stair-Cases., pp. Plate 131-Plate 136
Page Plate 131
Plate 131. Plan of curtail step and rail. The pieces 1, 2, 3 are glewed to the rail a to make the twist part of the rail, c is the block for the eye of the rail. The curtail step and rail stretched out to find the length of the newel and banisters under the twist the measures taken by the scale the rail & step stretched from a to b. Parallel piece to make the eye of the scrole. Pieces cut by the pitch board before glewed together. Pitch board.
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