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A rebated cross used as a secret emblem and worn as an ornament. It is also called Gammadium, and more commonly known as Swastika. ...
77 Gambrel Roof
A curb roof having the same section in all its parts, with a lower, steeper and longer part. See Curb Roof and distinguish difference. ...
A spout projecting from the roof gutter of a building, often carved grotesquely. ...
A wooden shaft, A, with a socket, B, into which is fitted a casting, C. The casting has a gudgeon, D. <div> <img src="/images/fig80_93.jpg" alt="Fig. 80.-Fig. 93." height="640" width="112"> </div> ...
An ornament in the form of two or more bands or strings twisted together or over or through each other. ...
81 Half Timbered
Constructed of a timber frame, having the spaces filled in with masonry. ...
82 Hammer Beam
A member of one description of roof truss, called hammer-beam truss, which is so framed as not to have a tie beam at the top of the wall. A is the hammer beam, and C the pendant post. ...
The parts A, A, on each side of the crown of an arch. Each haunch is from one-half to two-thirds of the half arch. ...
A piece of timber, A, fitted between two trimmers, B, B, to hold the ends of the tail beams, C, C. ...
85 Hip Roof
The external angle formed by the meeting of two sloping sides or skirts of a roof which have their wall plates running in different directions. ...
86 Hood Molding
A projecting molding over the head of an arch, as at A, forming the outer-most member of the archivolt. ...
The border, or borders, having a series of dovetails. One variation of molding or ornamentation. ...
88 Interlacing Arch
Arches, usually circular, so constructed that their archivolts, A, intersect and seem to be interlaced. ...
Having a border or outline composed of semicircles or arches, with the convexity outward. The opposite of engrailed. ...
90 Inverted Arch
An arch placed with the crown downward; used in foundation work. ...
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