This section is from the book "Modern Buildings, Their Planning, Construction And Equipment Vol2", by G. A. T. Middleton. Also available from Amazon: Modern Buildings.
Half-brick fender walls are measured per foot super, and not reduced.
The Digging, Concrete, and Footings to Fender Walls measured as previously described.
As before described.
Measure per foot cube. As there is usually a lot of this item, and all of the same scantlings, it will often save labour to take these off per foot run. State their scantlings and cube the total on the Abstract. Allow in the length twice their width for every angle, and 6 inches for laps every 20 feet in length. Bill as "Fir in plates and lintels."
Measure and bill with plates.
Measure per foot super., bill in yards, and state thickness.
Taken floor by floor, and measured as before described. Billed as " Fir in plates and lintels."
Room by room and floor by floor per foot run, cubed on Abstract, and billed as "Fir framed in floors." This will be to all floors having rooms under.
Deduct joists for voids.
Number these, and state size of joists.
Measure the extra thickness of these per foot run.
Measure per foot run.
Cubed on Abstract, and billed under " Fir framed in floors."
Measure per fool run, stating size, and to what depth of joists.