Benjamin, Asher, 1773-1845. / The American builder's companion; or, A new system of architecture: particularly adapted to the present style of building in the United States of America
Plate 10 [Of diminishing of columns], pp. Plate 10-22 ff.
1' a0; , t,,, : on qii 00 te on foo 4- t 4n .,, ' to S, tmc th c Shw the M :; ~ - 6s o 'wE:::. k, 4X g l d D t x5e0bY ,,ti, 4 FIG. I.' DIVIDE the shaft of colUmn C D into four equal p at -one quarter the height AB; dividlethe" reamning thre into si parts; tetwenty five minuteshalf the odiam eterooD; place one foot of the compasses on~he central line of the cola , wi 0. se -.- M>k. 7.-77 foot at a right angle; e o pot on the cifclA; the circle, to the line Soqiand transfers the distances fom I tO I, 2 tO 2, to3s 4 to, 5 to5, ontie cirle B. to I, I 2, 3 3, 4 4on te antace the curve ine B I, a, 3,5, to the neck of th c; FIG. 2 AND 3, Show themnner df layi~g out flutes and fillets on colu asters :nd of gling up the coluni with four pieces of plak The d.fte4 e b and Ab bshow where the planks are glued, anaa a a Of blcks glWed n1 the ilternal part iof the column to strengn the b~k. glwd . e nartX ofd:b joints *~~~~~~FG . f.;.. .< ......;) i. . tXPIG. 4, -0 8how S0 i j to draw the bsof a groi ce . Let E D G F be the plan or tdes of theC; let A given arch4i it; -:0 in' . f:-e-:ve or- more rt;X aw the io lin e D Fh whih is *~ ,eI line of the angle braet; draw lins fSo 5 71,3 the bwl D F --at' GT i ath 07~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~~~~~~~~~~t , 2 to2 3 o3 Xt Of quarar thc hep A B; divion theecruxnn f~~~~ ~ ~ ~ ~~~~.: on~e ot ofthe passe on :he Thedotte44ofnesbbol circles et: i line50*tand ttansstrengthensttheejoints aal uace i curre W B I, ? , 4d video its ceccumfer- n~ ~ ~ ~~ ~~~i D F, whc isthe :~~~~~~~~~~~~5 7,0 9lu&sgothe orpesofl f andr b cuttr ierete pab ase glnD, -att3, 9, &c aa at rih U.N.Lo TIG. L 'DrvmiE*'e shaft of'* cohimn C D into four-equal -at-one quarter the hitght A'B;'I'dividwth. tw -parts; -twenty five minutes,"hak theof the onefoot 4 the compmes, on 4o-cen-tral line of the cob foot at a right angle znA*e-'x1_Poxnt on the cift circle, to khe fine Sot/imd tO sfe 't S an r -he distance frbin S to S, on circle B, to I 1 '2 W* I 1 3 3, 44i tmce the curve #ne B i, 3, 4, S, to th neck of tl FIG. 2 AND 31 ShOW layi*g out flutes and fillets on c, the, of a &ing up the colors with four pieces of pl =d A 6 show w-here the pl=ks, are glu part of to b4cks. glwd the the column 4*4 *A. FIG. to draw the f Lproin ceilin of. the WOW it xrh..- taore *aw the lit Otle brackttdraw m. L J F 5, 7i bw 4, 10 I to 213, 3tO r 7 -On &C. B, XT Le
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