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

Porches, pergolas and terraces: the charm of living out of doors,   pp. 97-101


Page 100

                   PORCHES, PERGOLAS AND TERRACES
        Published in The Craftsman, May, 1906.
ENTRANCE PORCH TO A HOUSE BUILT OF ROUGH CAST CEMENT.  THE WOODEN PILLARS
ARE PAINTED PURE WHITE
AND ARE VERY THICK AND MASSIVE IN PROPORTION TO THEIR HEIGHT.  THE RAFTERS
ARE LEFT IN VIEW WHERE
THEY SUPPORT THE ROOF AND A HEAVY BEAM RUNNING THE LENGTH OF THE PORCH SERVES
TO UPHOLD THE
RAFTERS.  SQUARE MASSIVE CROSS-BEAMS EXTEND FROM THE PILLARS TO THE WALL,
WHERE THE ENDS ARE SUNK
IN THE FRAMING OF THE HOUSE.  THE FLOOR AND STEPS ARE OF CEMENT COLORED A
DARK RED AND MARRED OFF
IN BLOCKS LIKE TILES.
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