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.
A Table of Scantlings for cutting Timber for Buildings
A table of scantlings for cutting timber for buildings I do not insist that the scantlings of timber ought to be exactly as by the table but may be varied in some respects as the workmen shall see fit. Bearing post of height Oak scantling Bearing post of height Fir scantling Girders of bearing oak scantling girders of bearing fir scantling Joist of bearing oak scantling joist of bearing fir scantling Principal rafters of oak scantling Principal rafters of fir scantling Beams or ties of oak scantling Beams or ties of fir scantling Small rafters of bearing fir or oak scantling purlines bearing scantling
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