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A bell or other sounder to warn people of fire
A short floor joist which encloses one side of a rectangular hole in a wooden floor carrying the full length joists which are cut off for the hole
Foam insulation on the outside of a wall or roof to keep the building warm
A sweeping geometric shape that results from straight lines running between the sides of a rectangle folded across its diagonal
A hard-wearing woven carpet with a dense cut-loop pile
One of several framing timbers that share loads with others running parrallel to them at fairly close spacings
A person whose occupation is to construct articles by joining pieces of wood
A vertical bolt for locking double shutters
A window in which one or more sashes are hinged to open
A small beam over a door or window head usually carrying a wall load only
A straight metal fastener, usually with a head, hammered into position to secure one thing to another
Horizontal distance between two successive nosing creating a stair tread
Pitched roof with a break in each slope with a shallow top part and a steeper lower part
Various loose, particulate materials, as sand, gravel, or pebbles, added to a cementing agent to make concrete, plaster
A metal plate on the shutting stile of a door at hand level to protect the door frame fromm dirt or minor damage by peoples hands
Galvanised steel sheet which is used to connect timber, punched to form many rows of nails
A roof covering of roof or straw or heather laid wet by thatching. Has a high insulative value but large fire risk
Textured wallpaper made by applying small synthetic fibre particles to adhesive coated paper which creates a tactile surface resembling patterned velvet
Building board with a core of aerated gypsum, usually enclosed between 2 sheets of heavy paper
Plasterwork in imitation of ornamental marble, consisting of ground gypsum and glue colored with marble or granite dust
An alloy of iron and carbon. It is heavy, strong, tough, and stiff, but difficult to work and expect for stainless steel, easily attacked by corrosion
A vertical pipe which takes discharge down from the parts of a building above ground into the soil drain
The craft of cutting and joining timber
Fairly strong building board used for structural panels, wall linings, floors, etc
A recess cut into a timber member to house a tenon, lock, etc
A curved timber, one of a pair, which supports the roof of a building
A v groove with rounded edges resembling the centre of an opn book used in timber joinery
A shed dormer with a roof that is curved at each end to blend into the general roof with no sharp angles
A front wall with formal decoration, or any outside wall wit high class cladding
The permission required in the United Kingdom in order to be allowed to build on land, or change the use of land or buildings
The latency (delay) between the initiation and execution of a process
Commonest reinforced plastic, suitable for making complicated shapes
Factory made, precast or spray moulded portland cement reinforced with alkaline resitant glass fibres
A concave moulding joining a wall to a ceiling or floor
A masonry joint in which a thin line has been cut in the face of the mortar between bricks after it has been smoothed with a metal tool
A dimension written on a drawing thats not scaled
Type of coating that is applied as a free-flowing, dry powder. Does not require a solvent
A tradesman who cuts glass and fixes it in a window or door frame
A stone is laid on its natural bed when its bedding planes are horizontal. Advisable for load bearing stones
A pitched roof which has four slopes instead of the two slopes of an ordinary gabled roof
Panic hardware to operate the cremona bolt of a double door
Two flaps joined by a pin through their knuckles, used for hanging a door-leaf from its frame
A lock with a cylinder containing a plug, which can be turned once the right key is inserted in a slot, raising pin tumblers or disc tumblers to the right height
On the surface of clay brick, powdery crystals that grow from the salts dissolved in the brick
Pointing finished with a flush joint
The weight of contained or condensed water in a material expressed as a percentage of its dry weight
Make an insulating foam that delays flame spread in a fire
An outer corner of a wall made with squared stones or bricks or blocks laid in alternating courses as a header in one wall and stretcher in the other
The expansion or contraction of materials due to temperature changes which are reversible day to night or between seasons and are thus cycilc movement
Facework, or soft bricks sawn to shape or rubbed smooth

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