This section is from the book "A Practical Treatise On The Joints Made And Used By Builders", by Wyvill J. Christy. Also available from Amazon: Practical treatise on the joints made and used by builders.
Tredgold's Carpentry, new and cheaper Edition.
THE ELEMENTARY PRINCIPLES OF CARPENTRY : a Treatise on the Pressure and Equilibrium of Timber Framing, the Resistance of Timber, and the Construction of Floors, Arches, Bridges, Roofs, Uniting Iron and Stone with Timber, etc. To which is added an Essay on the Nature and Properties of Timber, etc, with Descriptions of the Kinds of Wood used in Building ; also numerous Tables of the Scantlings of Timber for different purposes, the Specific Gravities of Materials, etc. By Thomas Tredgold, C.E. Edited by Peter Barlow, F.R.S. Fifth Edition, cor-rected and enlarged. With 64 Plates, Portrait of the Author, and Woodcuts. 4to, published at 2/. 2s., reduced to 1l. 5s. cloth. " Ought to be in every architect's and every builder's library, and those who do not already possess it ought to avail themselves of the new issue." - Builder.
"A work whose monumental excellence must commend it wherever skilful car pentry is concerned. The Author's principles are rather confirmed than impaired by time. The additional plates are of great intrinsic value." - Building News.
THE TIMBER IMPORTER'S, TIMBER MERCHANT'S,
& BUILDER'S STANDARD GUIDE. By R. E. Grandy.
2nd Edition. Carefully revised and corrected. 12mo, 3s. 6d. cloth.
"Everything it pretends to be: built up gradually, it leads one from a forest to a treenail, and throws in, as a makeweight, a host of material concerning bricks, columns, cisterns, etc - all that the class to whom it appeals requires." - English Mechanic.
THE TIMBER IMPORTERS' AND SHIPOWNERS' FREIGHT BOOK : Being a Comprehensive Series of Tables for the Use of Timber Importers, Captains of Ships, Shipbrokers, Builders, and Others. By W. Richardson. Crown 8vo, 6s.
PACKING-CASE TABLES ; showing the number of Superficial Feet in Boxes or Packing-Cases, from six inches square and upwards. By W. Richardson. Oblong 4to, 3s. 6d. cloth. " Invaluable labour-saving tables." - Ironmonger.
Carriage Building, etc.
COACH BUILDING: A Practical Treatise, Historical and Descriptive, containing full information of the various Trades and Processes involved, with Hints on the proper keeping of Carriages, etc. 57 Illustrations. By James W. Burgess. 12mo, 3s. cloth.
THE COMPLETE MEASURER; setting forth the Measure-ment of Boards, Glass, etc. ; Unequal-sided, Square-sided, Octagonal-sided, Round Timber and Stone, and Standing Timber. With just allowances for the bark in the respective species of trees, and proper deductions for the waste in hewing the trees, etc.; also a Table showing the solidity of hewn or eight-sided timber, or of any octagonal-sided column. By Richard HORTON. Fourth Edition, with considerable and valuable additions, 12mo, strongly bound in leather, 5s.
TABLES FOR PLANTING AND VALUING UNDERWOOD AND WOODLAND ; also Lineal, Superficial, Cubical, and Decimal Tables, etc. By R. Horton. 12mo, 2s. leather.