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Context of The practical builder, or Workman's general assistant; : shewing the most approved and easy methods for drawing and working the whole or separate part of any building; as the use of the tramel for groins, angle-brackets, niches, &c. semi-circular arches on flewing jambs, the preparing and making their soffits. : Rules of carpentry; to find the length and backing of hips, straight or curved; trusses for roofs, doomes [sic], &c. trussing of girders, sections of floors, &c. The proportion of the five orders, in their general and particular parts:--glewing of columns, stair-cases with their ramp and twist rails; fixing the carriages, newels, &c. frontispieces, chimney-pieces, ceilings, cornices, architraves, &c. : In the newest taste; with plans and elevations of gentlemen's and farm-houses, barns, &c. : Engraved on eighty-three plates
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