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Distinctive homes of Red Cedar Shingles
How to build the roof of ages and Design no. 1
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Distinctive homes of Red Cedar Shingles - How to build the roof of ages and Design no. 1. approximately 1910. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 6, 2015. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/aapamphlets/item/332/show/322.

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(approximately 1910). Distinctive homes of Red Cedar Shingles - How to build the roof of ages and Design no. 1. Architecture Retail Pamphlet Collection. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/aapamphlets/item/332/show/322

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Distinctive homes of Red Cedar Shingles - How to build the roof of ages and Design no. 1, approximately 1910, Architecture Retail Pamphlet Collection, Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries, accessed July 6, 2015, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/aapamphlets/item/332/show/322.

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Title Distinctive homes of Red Cedar Shingles
Creator (Local)
  • Shingle Branch of West Coast Lumberman's Association/Shingle Agency of British Columbia
Publisher Shingle Branch of West Coast Lumberman's Association/Shingle Agency of British Columbia
Date approximately 1910
Description A 24-page booklet published circa 1910 called “Distinctive HOmes of Red Cedar Shingles” by the “Shingle Branch of West Coast Lumberman’s Association” and “Shingle Agency of British Columbia” based out of Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, British Columbia, respectively. Content includes directions for application, numerous photographic illustrations of houses with their shingles and its specifications and information about fires.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Roofs
  • Shingles
  • Eastern redcedar
Subject.Topical (Local)
  • building designs
  • architecture
  • catalogues
  • shingles
  • red cedar
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Physical Description 24 page pamphlet
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Format (IMT)
  • image/jpg
Original Item Location NA2900 .D58 1900z
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b2791384~S3
Digital Collection Architecture Retail Pamphlet Collection
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/aapamphlets
Repository Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/william-r-jenkins-architecture-art-library
Use and Reproduction This image is in the public domain and may be used freely. If publishing in print, electronically, or on a website, please cite the item using the citation button.
File Name index.cpd
Item Description
Title How to build the roof of ages and Design no. 1
Description Text offers a primer on basic materials, preparation, and tools for roof construction -and- illustrations and descriptions of home and garage featuring roof and siding of Red Cedar Shingles.
File Name aapam_201101_011c.jpg
Transcript Hov? to Build the "Roof of Ages" and Nature's Imperishable Siding <—> FOR THE ROOF FIRST USE "RITE-GRADE INSPECTED" Red Cedar Shingles, Rite-Grade Perfects, Rite-Grade Extra Clear, or Rite-Grade XXXXX grades. Nails, valleys and flashings the equal of good shingles. FOR RAFTERS use s spiked solid and brae zed d a 2x4s or 2x6s, spac d on 2-foot c enters, FOR ROOF BOARDS or random widths to inches apart and nail tion is used shiplap sc lid sheathing use good r more than 8 inche olid with 8d nails, instead of 1x4 strip s. .spa Wher 1, SIS st ' buildin rips 1x4 more th g paper inches PREPARATION OF SHINGLES—Shingles no wet; if to be stained, shingles should be dry. laid closer than % of an inch. Dry d should be thoi shingles should oughly If additional fire res itai t quality is wantec dip n good quality of fire resistant paint. PROPER NAILS—Th roof, because no ma nails fail, all is lost. n c two words mean everything for a how good the shingles and work rder to guide the users of "Rite-G Tranship ade In., "if "the shingles, we recommend the proper nails to lay them with as follows: "Use cut nails that are coated with 1 O'A of zinc by the hot dipping process (such as made by W. H. Maze Company, Peru, Ills.) 3d or 1 %" nails should have heads 9/32" in diameter and count 345 nails to a pound, 3l/2d or 1 %" nails should have heads ft" in diameter and count 320 nails to a pound. Be sure to get nails of the above specification unless you use Solid Zinc or Solid Copper Nails of the same measurement and count." ON ONE-THIRD OR MORE PITCH lay weather; on less than one-third pitch U weather; on one-third or more pitch 1 weather; on less than one-third pitch 1 16-inch shingles 4]/2 inches to - 16-inch shingles 4 inches to y 18-inch shingles 5 U inche y 18-inch shingles 4 J/J inche the NAIL SHINGLES 6 INCHES from butt and 5/g to >/4 inch from put only two nails in each shingle. Shingles wider than 8 inches split. Do not drive nail heads into shingles. USE HEAVILY coated tin flashing FOR THE SIDE WALLS—See instructions page 20. DESIGN NO. 1—A comely, practical and remarkably commodious house. Roof and walls throughout of Red Cedar Shingles; walls stained silver gray, roof dark green, chimney deep red brick. This home was evidently designed for utility, comfort and lasting beauty; indoors and out the plan is beautiful in its simplicity. Garages of Red Cedar Shingles A garage, built both roof and walls, of "RITE-GRADE Inspected" i wonderfully with its surroundings. This, combined with Red Cedar Shingles, will h; its known resisting q u •athe, i ti in (c warm in winter) makes a garage of Red Cedar Shingles most desirable. The cost of a Red Cedar Shingle garage is Red Cedar Shingles