The carpenter's new guide

Publication Date1793
Remainderbeing a complete book of lines for carpentry and joinery. Treating Fully on Practical Geometry, Soffits, Brick and Plaister Groins, Niches of every Description, Sky-Lights, Lines for Roofs and Domes, with a great Variety of Designs for Roofs, Trussed Girders, Floors, Domes, Bridges, &c.;-Stair-Cases and Hand-Rails of various Constructions; Angle Bars for Shop Fronts, &c.; and Raking Mouldings; with many other Things entirely new. The whole founded on true geometrical principles; the Theory and Practice well explained, and fully exemplified on seventy-eight copper-plates, correctly engraved by the author. Including some observations and calculations on the strength of timber. By Peter Nicholson
Extent[3],vi-xii,76p.,78 plates
Publisherprinted for I. and J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library, No. 56, High Holborn



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