Elementary principles of carpentry; a treatise on the pressure and equilibrium of timber framing, the resistance of timber, and the construction of floors, centres, bridges, roofs; uniting iron and stone with timber, etc., with practical rules and examples. To which is added an essay on the nature and properties of timber, including the methods of seasoning, and the causes and prevention of decay, with descriptions of the kinds of wood used in building. Also numerous tables of the scantlings of timber ... the specific gravities of materials. etc. Illustrated by fifty-three engravings, a portrait of the author, and several wood cuts. By Thomas Tredgold ...
|Main Author:||Tredgold, Thomas, 1788-1829.|
|Related Names:||Barlow, Peter 1776-1862.|
London, J. Weale, 1853.
4th ed., cor. and considerably enl. With an appendix, containing specimens of various ancient and modern roofs,
xxiv, 334 p. incl. illus., tables. front. (port.) 53 pl. (part fold.)
28 1/2 x 23 cm.
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