LANDSCAPING BUSINESS AND HOME IMPROVEMENTS


Look Here Right Now for a free introductory guide to Home and Landscaping Business ideas. 


This complete, full color dictionary offers a basic introduction to the equipment, tools, techniques, and components involved in landscaping, construction, home design, and architecture. 


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

View stunning kitchens, bathrooms, living rooms, bedrooms, and classic architectural wonders, surrounded by manicured lawns and magnificent garden designs. 

You can even use the information contained here to start your own home design or landscaping business. For instance, you can start a gardening landscaping business. The possibilities are limited only by your imagination.  



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ABODE

The Picture Dictionary of Home Design And Architecture

by Judee Shipman



CHAPTER 30

KAISER BLADE - KNUCKLE


KAISER BLADE: A heavy, pointed steel blade on a thick wooden handle. Also known as a sling blade, and sometimes called a machete. The kaiser blade can be a useful tool in any landscaping business. 


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KEENES CEMENT: A type of fast drying cement that is often used in the landscaping business. 


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KEEPER: The metal latch plate in a door frame, near the door knob. 


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KELLY BALL: A test to determine whether or not concrete is ready to be worked. 


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KERALA: An architectural style featuring multiple rooftop angle drives and fanlights, among other defining characteristics. 


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KERF: A slit or groove made by a saw, usually in wood. 


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KEYED JOINT: A joint in which one structural component is notched into another. 


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KEYHOLE SAW: A long, narrow saw used for cutting small, awkward pieces, 


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KEYLESS: A light fixture operated by a pull string. Typically seen in basements, closets, and attics. 


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KEYSTONE: The central stone at the top of an arch. 


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KEYWAY: A slot of poured concrete onto which a foundation wall will be built. 


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KICK PLATE: A metal piece at the base of a door, designed to protect the finish from scuff marks. 


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KILN DRIED: Refers to oven dried, fully seasoned, construction-ready lumber. 


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KILOWATT: A unit of measurement equal to one thousand watts. 

Shown below, Reddy Kilowatt. 


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KILOWATT HOUR: The base unit that is used for measuring electricity in a household. 


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KING POST: A centralized vertical support beam that functions as part of a truss. 


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KING STUD: Vertically placed frame lumber at the side of a window or door opening. 


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KITCHEN: The room in a house that is equipped for preparing and eating food. A typical kitchen includes a sink, a refrigerator, and at least one cooking appliance such as a range or microwave oven.

Some kitchens also feature dishwashers and kitchen islands, such as the one shown here. 


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KITCHENETTE: A small, efficiency-sized kitchen, typically with smaller appliances. 


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KNEE BOARD: A board designed to be kneeled on while working, such as the concrete knee boards shown below. 


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KNEE WALL: A corner brace that is fastened to prevent the angular movement of studs and rafters. 


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KNOB AND LATCH: The door knob and all of its associated hardware. 


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KNOT: A discolored circular portion on the face of a piece of wood. A knot indicates the location where branches once grew.

While some landscaping business contractors see knots in wood as a defect, other landscaping business designers see the knots as an attractive feature. 

Shown below, a bizarre knot resembling a squirrel, and another one that looks like a swimming turtle. 


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KNUCKLE: The corner of a door hinge where the pin is inserted. 


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HOME DESIGN AND LANDSCAPING BUSINESS IDEAS


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 (You Are Here) 

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 4

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 5

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 6

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 7

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