HOME INTERIOR DESIGN, ARCHITECTURE AND MORE


This FREE book will give you many ideas for Home Interior Design, along with a general knowledge of architectural forms. 


This fully illustrated dictionary covers virtually all things related to architecture and home design.

Learn about design elements, equipment, tools, textiles, architecture, and more. 


Dream up creative ideas of your own from this carefully curated collection of images.

View stunning kitchen designs, bathroom designs, living room designs, and other home interior design elements. 


You can even Create Your Perfect Dream Home!  


Scroll further down for related architectural links. 

Also see links to other Free Books by this author. 




ABODE

The Picture Dictionary of Home Design And Architecture

by Judee Shipman



CHAPTER 14

DADO - DIMMER SWITCH


DADO: A kind of joint used in woodworking, where a groove is cut into a board to hold the edge of a connecting board. 

Shown below, types of dado joints used in home interior design. 


Above image credit: hobbithouseinc.com




DAMPER: A metal cover that regulates the airflow in a chimney. 


Above image credit: mccmatricschool.com




DAMP PROOFING: A tar-like, waterproof material applied to a wall to prevent moisture from rising.


Above image credit: everdryindy.com




DAYLIGHT: The unattached end of a pipe. 


Above image credit: diynetwork.com




DEAD BOLT: A security lock typically installed on exterior entry doors. 


Above image credit: Walmart.com




DEAD LIGHT: The type of window that does not open, such as a picture window. 


Above image credit: pellabranch.com




DECK: An exterior wood floor attached to the side of a building or other outdoor structure. 


Above image credit: decks.com




DEDICATED CIRCUIT: An electrical circuit that powers a single appliance or system. 


Above image credit: perfecetforhome.com




DEHUMIDIFIER: A home interior design element used for controlling humidity levels. 


Above image credit: cnet.com




DELAMINATION: A separation of the layers of defective laminated materials, such as the delaminated wood door shown below. 


Above image credit: buyersask.com




DEN: A room inside a house that functions as a small, busy living room. In many home interior design motifs, the den is typically equipped with a TV and/or other entertainment systems. 


Above image credit: red-river-nm.com




DEPTH RING: The part of a router that sets the depth of a hole to be drilled. 


Above image credit: homedepot.com




DETACHED GARAGE: A garage that is not connected to the house, but stands as a separate building on the property. With the right home interior design ideas, a detached garage can be converted into a charming in-law. 


Above image credit: simsremodeling.net




DETACHED HOUSE: A house that is not connected to, or combined with, any other building. 


Above image credit: minoanhomes.com




DETAILING: Decorative accents and trim work, inside or outside the home.  


Above image credit: footcap.com




DIAGONAL PLIERS: A type of pliers designed for wire cutting. 


Above image credit: harborfreight.com




DIAMOND POINT CHISEL: A chisel that is used for cleaning out corners and other tiny spaces. 


Above image credit: ffx.co.uk





DIASTYLE: A spacing of three column widths between columns. 


above image credit: draytonhall.org




DIAZOMA: A passage across the middle of an auditorium, which divides the upper and the lower rows of seats. 

Shown below, the remains of an ancient theater in Greece. 


above image credit: ancient.eu




DIE: A material shaping process, or a device used for such a process. The die casting process is most commonly used for making toys and hardware items. 


above image credit: cwmdiecast.com




DIE STOCK: A piece of hardware that is used for cutting the grooves onto screws. 


above image credit: aliexpress.com




DIE WRENCH: A double-handled wrench used with die stock for cutting grooves into screws. 


above image credit: amazon.com




DIKKA: A stage or podium placed on top of columns. 


above image credit: Flickr.com




DIMMER SWITCH: A light switch that allows the user to control the intensity of the light. 


above image credit: oogalights.com








ARCHITECTURE, HOME INTERIOR DESIGN, LANDSCAPING, AND MORE


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 (You Are Here)  

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   

Chapter 63   

U

Chapter 64   

V

Chapter 65 

W

Chapter 66

Chapter 67

X-Y-Z

Chapter 68 




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Chapter 8 

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Chapter 24  

Chapter 25  

Chapter 26

Chapter 27  

Chapter 28  

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Chapter 31  

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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