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Distinctive homes of Red Cedar Shingles
Design no. 4 and Design no. 5
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Distinctive homes of Red Cedar Shingles - Design no. 4 and Design no. 5. 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. October 24, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/aapamphlets/item/332/show/324.

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(approximately 1910). Distinctive homes of Red Cedar Shingles - Design no. 4 and Design no. 5. 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/324

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Distinctive homes of Red Cedar Shingles - Design no. 4 and Design no. 5, approximately 1910, Architecture Retail Pamphlet Collection, Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries, accessed October 24, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/aapamphlets/item/332/show/324.

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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
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Roofs
  • Shingles
  • Eastern Redcedar
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Physical Description 24 page pamphlet
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  • Text
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Original Item Location 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
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Title Design no. 4 and Design no. 5
Description Illustration, and description of home featuring roof and siding of Red Cedar Shingles, and illustration of a 300 years-old cedar -and- illustration, and description of home featuring roof and siding of Red Cedar Shingles, and an illustration of a pump shelter with text concerning the proper width of shingles.
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Transcript £3K& -■-:.- DESIGN NO. 4—A Colonial residence of beautiful and distinctive character, the roof and wall covering of red cedar shingles. The artistic and architectural have been perfectly managed, and one natu,- rally wonders at and admires the appearance of the red cedar shingle on this home. No other material would give this exquisite character. The siding is stained Dixie white with shutters and roof of moss green. This is a remarkable illustration of the longevity of the Red Cedar. The living Cedar tree is 44" in diameter four and one-half f. from the ground, and age is estimated to be least 300 years. Thus for least three centuries the f< en log has lain half buried in muck, under ideal conditions for rot; yet it is in a perfect state of preserva- DESIGN NO. 5—A beautiful elaboration of the Dutch Colonial style, exterior built entirely of Red Cedar Shingles. Note the use of Red Cedar Shingles for the vertical "siding" of the roof—this section of the roof also forms a wall. The Red Cedar Shingle is unique in its adaptability, and the design above, in fact, all the Dutch Colonial types, are the natural development of the use of this beautiful building material. Decoratve effect is Red Cedar Shingle walls stained white, roof and shutters dark green. The foliage and flowers blend delightfully with these colors. Use Shingles of Proper Width A very important point that should be remembered in building is not to use extremely wide shingles on the roof. Though satisfactory for the exterior walls wide shingles on the roof are quite apt to warp, check and split. For siding, wide shingles are quite satisfactory; the thinner Rite-Grade Extra Star, Rite-Grade Extra Clear and Rite- grade XXX grades can be used to advantage at a material saving in cost. "Rite-Grade Inspected" Shingles are manufactured in widths that give the greatest s