ARCHITECTURE AND HOME FURNISHING IDEAS


Look Here for a FREE, full color glossary of Home Furnishing Ideas, home improvements, and architecture. 

This image-packed introductory guide offers a colorful, informative, organized view of the equipment, tools, tips, techniques, structural components, and design elements involved in architecture, home construction, landscaping, interior designs, and more. 


Dream up your own ideas from this carefully crafted collection of images with concise, clear definitions. 

Arm yourself with the basic knowledge of construction, home design, and architecture. 

Use this guide to implement your own Home Furnishing Ideas, or for any type of home improvement project. 



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ABODE

The Picture Dictionary of Home Design And Architecture

by Judee Shipman



CHAPTER 62

TIRE HOUSE - TRAP DOOR


TIRE HOUSE: A house whose structural components are stacked radial tires instead of wood posts and beams.

This building method leads to uniquely strange and rounded architectural forms that give rise to some very interesting new home furnishing ideas. 

The spaces inside and in between the tires are typically stuffed with packed earth, and the house is often enhanced with a stucco or clay exterior. 


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TOENAIL: To drive a nail at a slant. Typically used for securing floor joists to the plate. 


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TOGGLE BOLT: A strong anchor bolt designed for hollow walls. 


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TOILET: A bathroom fixture designed for the sanitary disposal of human waste. 


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TONGUE AND GROOVE: A kind of joint where a projection fits into a slot. 


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TONGUE AND GROOVE PLIERS: A type of adjustable slip joint pliers, designed to be used with tongue and groove flooring, but appropriate for other jobs too. 


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TOP CHORD: The upper beam of a truss. 


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TOP PLATE: The top horizontal beam of a frame wall, supporting other beams. 


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TOPIARY: A landscaping technique that involves carving bushes and trees into specific shapes.

Some topiary gardens have a neatened appearance, while others are replete with whimsical works of topiary art. Disney World is famous for its topiary landscape designs. 


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TORCH: Any portable flame or light. 


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TORPEDO LEVEL: A carpentry tool that ensures a level surface. 


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TORQUE WRENCH: A socket-type wrench with a turning mechanism. 


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TORX HEAD SCREW: A screw with a star-shaped drive. 


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TORX WRENCH: A socket wrench with a star-shaped hole. 


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TRACK LIGHTING: A lighting system in which bulbs slide along overhead metal tracks, for optimal versatility. 


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TRAILER: A type of manufactured home that is easily hitched for transport, and ready for all kinds of home furnishing ideas. 


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TRANSMITTER: A push button device that operates a garage door. 


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TRANSOM: A bar across the top of a door or window that separates it from the window above it. The smaller window, located above the door or larger window, is called a transom window. 


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TRAP: A plumbing fitting that holds water to prevent debris from backing up into the fixtures. Type of plumbing traps include P-traps and S-traps, which are named for being shaped like those letters. 


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TRAP DOOR: A horizontal door that leads to a basement. 


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ARCHITECTURE, HOME FURNISHING IDEAS, AND MORE


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  

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 (You Are Here)   

Chapter 63   

U

Chapter 64   

V

Chapter 65 

W

Chapter 66

Chapter 67

X-Y-Z

Chapter 68 





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The Illustrated Glossary of Fabric, Fashion, and Style


Introduction

Chapter 1 

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




YULE LOG:

Events That Happened On Christmas Day


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




CRAZY HORSE APPEARING


Crazy Horse Appearing - Introduction

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

Crazy Horse Appearing - Appendixes