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Broom- Concrete - A floor slab that is floated and trowelled smooth, then ed by drawing a stiff broom across it to make it a non slip surface ...
Builders' hardware that has been scoured with an abrasive to achieve a dull lustre
Floor - A ed walking surface.
Fire Brick - A fire resistant brick used to line a fireplace.
Fire Cut - An angled cut on joist ends found in solid masonry wall construction designed to prevent wall collapse in case of fire.
- a final coat of render or plaster, usually very smooth, often with painting in mind. The application of this coat is often referred to by the plasterers as "fining off".
ed stone or brick used to visually reinforce the exterior corners of a building.
The sloping member in a roof system that supports the sheathing and roof covering. Exposed rafters are common in Bungalow and Craftsman style homes.
Faux Finish Glossary of Terms at Creative Evolution.net
Glossary of Medieval Art at University of Pittsburgh
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The exterior of a building is what protects the interior from the elements: rain, wind, snow. In Ontario, exterior es are necessarily quite durable.
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2. vt (finishing tape) → toccare
1. n (Anat, Culin) → petto; (of woman) → seno, mammella
to make a clean breast of it (fig) → vuotare il sacco ...
The ed surface below the fascia and rafters is called the soffit or eave.
Millwork Finished woodwork, cabinetry, carving, etc.
Molding Shaped decorative outlines on projecting cornices and members in wood and stone.
The ing (often with paneling) of the lower part of a wall, usually in a classical interior; in origin a formalized continuous pedestal. Dado rail: the moulding along the top of the dado.
Trim - The finish materials to a building, such as moldings applied around openings (window trim, door trim) or at the floor and ceiling of rooms (baseboard, cornice, picture molding).
Pointing The ed mortar treatment of bricks and masonry joints.
Portico A porch supported by columns and open on at least one side.
Proportion The relationship of the size of parts of a building to each other and to the whole.
Oversite The finish to the ground surface beneath suspended floors.
Pantile A curved roof tile which hooks over adjoining tiles, typical in some 1930 s construction.
When the work was ed on the Last Judgment in (October 1541), Michelangelo was accused of intolerable obscenity for his depictions of naked figures showing genitals (and inside a church, and in St.Peter's, the most important one).
It usually covers the joints between the frame and the wall finish, thus hiding any shrinkage gaps, which may occur.
Asbestos - material used in the past for insulation and fire protection.
Blind Nailing:Nailing in such a way that the nail heads are not visible on the ed work.Blind Rivet:Riveting in such a way that the rivets are not visible on the ed work.
LAP DOVETAIL: an overlapping form of dovetail joint which is not finished flush. LATTICED SUPERTRANSOM: a latticed transom above the springing level.
SAND : A final plaster coat; a skim coat. SAP: All the fluids in a tree. SASH: Individual frame into which glass is set; the movable part of a double-hung window.
When the chevet of Le Mans was finished, in 1254, the beginnings recorded in Jumièges two centuries before had worked themselves out to a point beyond which further wholesome development was impossible.
Workforce included German POW's; wiring, plumbing and es used requisitioned German materials. In 1949, it was praised, in 1952 criticized, and in 1955 Khruschev personally labelled it as "a pinnacle of excesses".
Decorative gable trim, corbels, and a variation of exterior finishes. This style actually is a combination of several other main styles like Italianate, Second Empire and Queen Anne.
(Scots): Sloping or shaped stones ing a gable upstanding from the roof. A skewputt is a bracket at the bottom end of a skew.Skew archAn arch spanning responds not diametrically opposed; hence also skew bridge.
The following year, he finished the construction of the royal apartment in the Residenz Palace in Munich, which was followed three years later by the addition of an opulent conservatory or Winter Garden on the palace roof.
The kind of surface ing the intonaco should have is a matter of personal taste and often involves the use particular types of plastering materials and troweling techniques such as a marble dust intonaco - a dry marble dust is sifted ...
Tuckpointed - Method of finishing joints of face-brickwork, with mortar, coloured to match the bricks on which a lime-putty bead is run to form a crisp white delineation of the bonding.
finial - the top or ing stone of a pinnacle.
flying buttress - a buttress arched over at the top to engage with a main wall. A principal feature of Gothic architecture, lending strength and solidity to the main structure.
finish - the final appearance exposed stone slab surfaces are fabricated to meet. finished stone - building stone with one or more mechanically dressed surface(s). fireproof - relatively incombustible.
Annulet : A circular ing found on pillars or piers, sometimes decorated with carvings.
Archivolt : An ornamental molding seen often in arch shaped portals following the lines of the face with sculpted figures.
a doorway or window opening Arrow-loop or slitLong, narrow and usually vertical opening in a wall or merlon, through which arrows were shot ArtilleryFirearms, such as handguns and cannons AshlarBuilding stone precisely cut and finished to ...
CORNICE A cornice is the ed edge of the roof where it meets the exterior wall, of varying sizes, sometime plain, but often decorative and marked by brackets, dentils, medalions or some other decorative feature.
PEDIMENT A gable finished with a horizontal moulding between the two lower corners, ultimately derived from Greek temples. A broken pediment has this horizontal moulding partially left open.
SNAGGING - Minor building works to be ed off after practical completion.
SNAP HEADERS - Cut bricks to outer skin of cavity wall or rounded bays.
SOAKAWAY - Arrangement for disposal of rainwater, utilising graded aggregate laid below ground.
Annulet: A circular finishing found on pillars or piers often decorated with carvings as in Gothic Architecture.
Arcade: A series of arches supported by columns or piers.
Smooth stone es
Full-length porches that rise to the top of the building
Balconies and pedimented porches on the front facade
Symmetrical, with rectangular rooms ...
Cresting - Line of ornamentation finishing a roof
Cupola - A cup-shaped cap over a structure; often found on carriage houses
Cyclopean Block - Rock faced blocks often used in foundations ...
the preliminary form of a sculpture, often ed in itself, but preceding the final casting or carving.
3. to make by shaping a plastic substance, such as clay-- either modelling clay or ceramic clay-- or wax.
"Finished with Clapboards or Shingles" The Small Home, October 1930.
Editors of the Architectural Forum, The 1938 Book of Small Houses. Simon & Schuster, Inc. New York, NY, 1937.
Stonework, hammered to a projecting rock-faced , sometimes also known as bull-faced.
Pitched roof without gables, where all sides of the roof meet at an angle.
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