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ABODE

The Picture Dictionary of Home Design And Architecture

by Judee Shipman



CHAPTER 23

GABLE - GAZEBO


GABLE: A windowed alcove built into the slope of a roof. Similar to a dormer, but higher, broader, and often appearing in sets of two or more. 

Although gable roofs are attractive, this design idea has certain disadvantages. 


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GABLET: A small gable at the top of a hip roof. Also known as a Dutch gable. 


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GADROONING: A decorative effect consisting of repetitive, curved, petal-like shapes. 


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GALLETTING: A method of reinforcement for stone masonry where small bits of stone are worked into wet mortar. 


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GALVANIZED: Treated with a corrosion-resistant coating. Galvanized steel is coated with zinc, for instance. 


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GAMBREL: The typical roof shape of Dutch Colonial homes. 


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GAMET: A type of sandpaper. 


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GANG NAIL PLATE: See gusset


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GARAGE: A structure designed to house one or more motor vehicles. 


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GARBAGE DISPOSAL: A household appliance installed under the sink, designed to grind up food waste. 


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GARRET: See ATTIC


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GARRISON: An architectural style involving a two-story house with the upper level extending slightly outward past the lower level. 


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GAS LATERAL: The trench where a gas line service valve is located. 


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GAS LOG: A gas burner used in a fireplace, designed to resemble a log. 


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GATE: An access door installed in fencing. 


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GATE VALVE: A valve that stops or starts the flow of water within a pipe. 


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GAUGE: In construction, a unit of measurement of the thickness of sheet metal. 


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GAUGED BRICKWORK: Smoothly finished bricks arranged in tight courses, with very little space between courses. An attractive architectural design idea. 


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GAZEBO: A detached covered porch, typically octagon shaped, and also known as a pavilion. 

A gazebo is an eye-catching exterior design idea. 


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HOME DESIGN IDEA GUIDE


ABODE


Introduction   

A

Chapter 1    

Chapter 2  

Chapter 3    

B

Chapter 4    

Chapter 5   

Chapter 6    

Chapter 7   

C

Chapter 8   

Chapter 9   

Chapter 10   

Chapter 11   

Chapter 12   

Chapter 13  

D

Chapter 14  

Chapter 15  

Chapter 16  

E

Chapter 17  

Chapter 18 

F

Chapter 19  

Chapter 20    

Chapter 21 

Chapter 22   

G

Chapter 23 (You Are Here)  

Chapter 24  

Chapter 25  

H

Chapter 26  

Chapter 27

I

Chapter 28  

J

Chapter 29  

K

Chapter 30

L

Chapter 31

Chapter 32  

Chapter 33    

M

Chapter 34  

Chapter 35  

Chapter 36  

N

Chapter 37    

O

Chapter 38   

P

Chapter 39    

Chapter 40   

Chapter 41  

Chapter 42   

Chapter 43   

Chapter 44    

Q

Chapter 45  

R

Chapter 46

Chapter 47    

Chapter 48    

Chapter 49   

S

Chapter 50   

Chapter 51   

Chapter 52   

Chapter 53    

Chapter 54  

Chapter 55   

Chapter 56    

Chapter 57   

Chapter 58    

Chapter 59    

T

Chapter 60  

Chapter 61    

Chapter 62   

Chapter 63   

U

Chapter 64   

V

Chapter 65 

W

Chapter 66

Chapter 67

X-Y-Z

Chapter 68 





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Chapter 2  

Chapter 3  

Chapter 4  

Chapter 5  

Chapter 6  

Chapter 7  

Chapter 8 

Chapter 9 

Chapter 10 

Chapter 11  

Chapter 12  

Chapter 13  

Chapter 14 

Chapter 15  

Chapter 16 

Chapter 17 

Chapter 18  

Chapter 19

Chapter 20 

Chapter 21 

Chapter 22  

Chapter 23  

Chapter 24  

Chapter 25  

Chapter 26

Chapter 27  

Chapter 28  

Chapter 29  

Chapter 30  

Chapter 31  

Chapter 32  

Chapter 33  

Chapter 34  

Chapter 35  

Chapter 36  

Chapter 37  

Chapter 38  

Chapter 39  

Chapter 40

Chapter 41




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Yule Log - Chapter One

Yule Log - Chapter Two

Yule Log - Chapter Three

Yule Log - Chapter Four

Yule Log - Chapter Five

Yule Log - Chapter Six

Yule Log - Chapter Seven

Yule Log - Chapter Eight

Yule Log - Chapter Nine

Yule Log - Chapter Ten




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Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 1 

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 2

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 3

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 4

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 5

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 6

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 7

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 8

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 9

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 10

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