ARCHITECTURE AND ORGANIZED HOME DESIGN


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ABODE

The Picture Dictionary of Home Design And Architecture

by Judee Shipman



CHAPTER 38

OAK - OVERHANG


OAK: The two varieties of oak, red and white, are both strong and durable. Oak is very moisture resistant, and therefore useful as flooring, framing, and furniture. Oak is also used for making wine barrels, among other things. 

Shown below, a roll top desk of Amish oak. 


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OAKUM: Loose hemp or jute fiber impregnated with tar or pitch. Used for caulking large seams and for packing the joints of plumbing pipes. 


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OC (On Center): The measurement of spacing for studs, rafters, and joists in a building, from the center of one member to the center of the next. In any organized home, these measurements should be identical. 


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OCTAGON HOUSE: An architectural style involving an 8-sided, freestanding structure. Shown below, an octagon house in Hudson, Wisconsin. 


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OCULUS: Generally, a round opening placed in the center of a wall or ceiling. Also see Bullseye Window


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OFFSET SCREWDRIVER: A screwdriver with the bit set perpendicular to the handle, useful for accessing short spaces. 


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OGEE BIT: A kind of drill bit used with a router. 


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OIL FILTER WRENCH: A hand tool used for removing cylindrical oil filters. 


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OIL FINISH: A type of wood finish designed to showcase the natural beauty of the wood. 


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OIL: A kind of house paint or wood finish, typically mixed with turpentine as a thinning agent. 


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OILLETS: Small, circular holes in walls, originally designed to shoot arrows through. 


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ONE-COAT: High quality paint that requires only one layer of application. This makes sense in any organized home design. 


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OPEN END WRENCH: A wrench with fixed jaws on one or both ends. 


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ORANGE PEEL: A type of drywall texturing with a dimpled effect that resembles the peel of an orange. 


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ORBITAL SANDER: A sanding tool with a flat, disc-shaped surface attachment. 


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ORGANIC ARCHITECTURE: Architecture which promotes harmony between human habitation and the natural world.

Examples include Fallingwater, a home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright that sits above a waterfall. Also see Natural Building


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ORTHOSTATAE: Part of an inner masonry wall in Greek architecture. 


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ORTHOSTYLE: A range of columns positioned in a straight row, suggesting an organized home. 


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OSB: Oriented Strand Board. A manufactured wood panel sometimes used as a substitute for plywood. Also known as chip board. 


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OTTONIAN ARCHITECTURE: An architectural style that developed during the reign of Otto the Great, in Germany during the 10th and 11th centuries. 


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OUTLET: A fixture into which an electrical cord with  a plug attachment will fit. 


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OUTRIGGER: The part of a rafter that extends beyond the wall line. 


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OUTSIDE CORNER: The point at which two walls form an external angle. 


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OVAL HEAD SCREW: A screw with a rounded head. 


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OVEN HEAD SCREW: A short screw with a flat, cylindrical head. 


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OVERHANG: The part of a roof that projects outward. Also see Eave


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ARCHITECTURE AND ORGANIZED HOME DESIGN


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 (You Are Here)  

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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