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The builders's pocket-companion. Shewing an easy and practical method for laying down of lines, for all sorts of arches and curves used in house-building, ship-building, gardening, &c. also to make the centers or ribs for vaults or cielings, and brackets for coves, either regular or irregular. Together with true and concise rules to find the lengths, bevels, and moulds for the back of a hip, in any kind of roofs, whether square or bevel, hexagon or pantigon, &c. let their rasters be straight, or curves of different sorts. Extracted from the works of several noted authors: illustrated with variety of examples curiously engraven; and several useful problems added never before printed; by Michael Hoare, carpenter.

  • Halfpenny, William, -1755.
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London : Printed for T. Worrall, at the Judge's-Head, over against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleet-Street, 1728.

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viii,44p.,plates ; 80.

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ESTC T186507


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