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A pillar. A portico having five pillars, A, is called the Pentastyle in temples of classical construction. ...
An upright architectural member, A, right-angled in plan, constructionally a pier, but resembling a column, having a capital, shaft and base to agree with the columns in the structure. <div> <img src="/images/fig105_117.jpg" alt="Fig. 105.-Fig. 117....
An upright pivot pin, or the pin of a hinge; A represents the pintle of a rudder. ...
A colonnade or covered structure, especially in classical style, of architecture, and usually at the entrance of a building. ...
A horizontal timber, A, used as a top or header for supporting timbers, roofs and the like. ...
109 Quirk Molding
A small channel, deeply recessed, in proportion to its width, used to insulate and give relief to a convex rounded molding. An excellent corner post for furniture. ...
The figure shows an irregular polygon (that is, many-sided figure) and is a re-entering polygon. The recess A is a re-entering angle. ...
Originally any rough and heavy piece of timber, but in modern carpentry used to designate the main roof support, as at A. See Queen Post. ...
Cutting timber at an angle along its length, as the line A. Scarfing joints are variously made. The overlapping joints may be straight or recessed and provided with a key block B. When fitted together they are securely held by plates and bolts. ...
113 Scotia Molding
A sunken molding in the base of a pillar, so called from the dark shadow which it casts. ...
In carpentry the base piece, or pieces, A, on which the posts of a structure are set. ...
The course of masonry, such as a stone, A, with an inclined face, which forms the abutment for the voussoirs, B, or wedge-shaped stones comprising the arch. ...
The irregular, triangular space, A, between the curve of an arch and the enclosing right angle. ...
In general, any piece of a frame, such as a timber A, or a brace B, which resists pressure or thrust in the direction of its length. <div> <img src="/images/fig118_123.jpg" alt="Fig. 118.-Fig. 123." title="" height="319" width="108"> </div> ...
118 Stud Studding
The vertical timber or scantling, A, which is one of the small uprights of a building to which the boarding or plastering lath are nailed. ...
The Roman-doric Column
The Warren Girder
The "odd Job" Tool
Great Contrasts Bad
Where Mortises Should Be Used
Front And Side Lines
Hard Wood Imitations
Polishing Stained Surfaces
The Carpenter And Architech
Forcing Saws In Wood