ARCHITECTURE, HOME IMPROVEMENTS, PATIO DESIGNS AND MORE


Check out this FREE full color guide to Home Improvements such as Patio Designs, Landscaping designs, Interior designs, and Architectural designs. 


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


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

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ABODE

The Picture Dictionary of Home Design And Architecture

by Judee Shipman



CHAPTER 39

PACIFIC LODGE - PAVEMENT


PACIFIC LODGE: A log cabin-inspired architectural style from America's Pacific northwest. Some Pacific Lodge homes include rustic patio designs. 


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PADDING: A soft material installed under carpeting for comfort and soundproofing. 


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PADLOCK: A portable lock with a U-shaped latch, which can be opened with a key. 


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PAD OUT, PACK OUT: Wood shims applied to walls or ceilings for leveling, or to correct imperfections. 


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PAINT: Pigments mixed with suitable thinners or oils to provide decorative or protective coatings for walls and other surfaces. Paint can be either oil based or water based. 


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PAINT STIRRER: A piece of equipment with a rotating attachment, used for stirring paint. 


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PAINT THINNER: A substance (such as water or turpentine) mixed with paint, in order to make it thinner, with better textural consistency. 


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PALLADIAN: An architectural style inspired by a 16th century architect named Andrea Palladio. Also see Hyphen


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PALLETS: Wood platforms used for storing and shipping materials. 


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PANEL: A thin, flat piece of wood, plywood, or other hard material. 


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PARAPET: A wall placed around the edge of a roof to prevent people from falling off. 


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PARCLOSE: A screen that divides two areas, typically seen in churches. 


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PARING CHISEL: A chisel with a long blade, useful for cleaning out grooves. 


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PARQUET: A type of flooring featuring wood mosaics of geometric design. 


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PARTING STRIP: A wood piece that separates the upper from the lower sash in a double hung window. 


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PARTICLE BOARD: A plywood substitute made from sawdust and resin pressed into sheets. 


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PARTITION: A low wall that subdivides interior spaces. 


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PATCHING: The strengthening of weak areas by adding more material. 


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PATIO: A paved outdoor sitting area located near the main house. 


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PAVEMENT: A layer of masonry applied to the ground to form a firm, even surface. 


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ARCHITECTURE, HOME, AND PATIO DESIGNS


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 (You Are Here)    

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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OTHER BOOKS BY THIS AUTHOR



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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