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2. Why should a draftsman study to cultivate his artistic taste?
3. What two meanings has the term "scale"? When is a drawing large in scale? What affects the scale of a building? How can a drawing be tested for scale? Why should ornament at the top of a building be of a different size than at the bottom?
4. What should we do to the small scale drawings when any change is made in the ornament? What is likely to be the result of overlooking this precaution?
5. In planning a dwelling, what is a good principle for number and size of rooms?
6. What should we avoid in the hall of houses for cold climates?
8. Suggest a good way to avoid draughts in the sitting room. ' 9. Toward what point of the compass should be the exposure of the dining room, and why?
10. Describe some of the features of a butler's pantry.
11. What should be the exposure of the kitchen?
12. Where should the refrigerator be placed?
13. Describe several other rooms that must be considered in house-planning.
14. Make a set of one-eighth inch scale sketches of the house shown in Figs. 29, 30, 32 and 33, as described on page 61, plans to be in ink, elevations to be in pencil.
15. What is meant by the term "working drawings"?
16. What are the customary scales used in America?
17. Draw from memory guide squares showing indications of material as shown on plans, sections and elevations.
20. At a scale of 1/4 inch = 1 foot, lay out in pencil on brown paper, the plans shown on Figs. 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, and, at a scale of 1/2 inch = 1 foot, Fig. 34.
22. Put thin bond or tracing paper over the drawings you have made and lay out in pencil the framing plans as shown in Figs. 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, and 40.
23. Ink in the framing plans of the first floor and of the front elevation.
25. Lay out in pencil from memory on detail paper a full size detail of the window frame shown in Fig. 45. Then without changing this first drawing, take a sheet of tracing paper, put it over your drawing, and draw out the corrections (if you have made any mistakes), or make a complete corrected copy.