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The practical house carpenter; or, Youth's instructor: containing a great variety of useful designs in carpentry and architecture; as centering for groins, niches, &c. Examples for roofs, sky lights, &c. The five orders laid down by a new scale. Mouldings, &c. at large, with their enrichments. Plans, elevations and sections of houses for town and country, lodges, hot-houses, green-houses, stables, &c. Design for a church, with plan, elevation, and two sections; and altar-piece, and pulpit. Designs for chimney-pieces, shop-fronts, door-cases. Section of a dining-room and library. Variety of stair-cases, with many other important articles, and useful embellishments. : To which is added, a list of the price of carpenters' work. : The whole illustrated, and made perfectly easy, by 148 copper plates, with explanations to each, /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Pain, William, 1730?-1790?
Other Authors: Pain, William, 1730?-1790?, (Engraver)
Format: Online Book
Published: Boston: : Printed and sold by William Norman, bookseller and stationer, no. 75, Newbury-Street., 1796.
Edition:The first American from the fifth London edition, with additions.
Series:Early American imprints. no. 30940.
Online Access:Evans Digital Edition
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