ARCHITECTURE AND HOME REMODELING


Check out this FREE full color introductory guide to Home Remodeling, Landscaping, and Architecture. 


This image-packed glossary details the equipment, tools, tips, techniques, and structural components involved in home improvements and interior design. 


Dream up your own unique ideas from this carefully curated collection of images with clear, instructional definitions. 

View numerous stunning architectural forms, and a vast range interior designs. 

Use this guide to get home remodeling ideas. Create your perfect dream home! 



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ABODE

The Picture Dictionary of Home Design And Architecture

by Judee Shipman



CHAPTER 36

MONOPOST - MUTULE


MONOPOST: An adjustable metal column used for supporting a beam. Frequently used in home remodeling projects. 


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MORTAR: A mixture of cement, sand, and water, typically used in masonry work and home remodeling tasks. 


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MORTAR JOINT: The point at which two pieces are cemented together, such as between bricks. In exterior home remodeling, a mortar joint can be beaded, concave, extruded, flush, raked, rolled, struck, vee, or weathered. 


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MORTAR BOARD: A square board used by masons to hold or carry mortar. 


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MORTISE TENON JOINT: A slot (mortise) cut into a piece of wood, which will receive the tongue (tenon) of another piece of wood to form a joint. 


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MORTISE CHISEL: A thick-bladed chisel used for fashioning mortise tenon joints. 


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MOSAIC TILE: A kind of tile work featuring small pieces of clay or ceramic tile, arranged to form pictures or abstract designs on walls, floors, and other surfaces.

In home remodeling, mosaic tile work is most often used for kitchens, bathrooms, and exteriors. 


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MOTOR HOME: A street-legal home on wheels, typically outfitted with a sleeping area, cooking equipment, and a toilet. Also known as an RV (recreational vehicle).

A motor home is not to be confused with a mobile home, which stays primarily in one place. 


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MUDDING: The filling (with plaster) of the spaces between drywall panels. 


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MUDSILL: The lowest sill (horizontal member) of a structure, usually placed at ground level. Also known as a Sill Plate


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MULLION: A vertical divider in the frame between windows, doors, or other openings. 


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MULTI FAMILY HOME: A home designed to accommodate more than one family. Such a home usually has a separate entrance for each separate living space within the same building. 

A multi family home is not to be confused with an Apartment, in which separate living spaces share a common building entrance.


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MUNTIN: A decorative grid that divides the glass or opening of windows, creating the illusion of multiple glass panels. 


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MUQARNAS: A decorative corbel. The muqarnas is one of the defining features of Islamic architecture. 


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MURIATIC ACID: A chemical used for cleaning finished brick work. 


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MUSHROOM: A condition that occurs when an over poured caisson concrete pier spreads out and hardens, so the top becomes wider than the foundation wall. 


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MUTULE: An element of Greek architecture where a rectangular block projects outward from under a cornice. 


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ARCHITECTURE AND HOME REMODELING 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  

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 (You Are Here)  

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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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