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Distinctive homes of Red Cedar Shingles
How to lay the ideal siding and truth about fires
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Distinctive homes of Red Cedar Shingles - How to lay the ideal siding and truth about fires. 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. April 21, 2015. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/aapamphlets/item/332/show/329.

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(approximately 1910). Distinctive homes of Red Cedar Shingles - How to lay the ideal siding and truth about fires. 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/329

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Distinctive homes of Red Cedar Shingles - How to lay the ideal siding and truth about fires, approximately 1910, Architecture Retail Pamphlet Collection, Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries, accessed April 21, 2015, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/aapamphlets/item/332/show/329.

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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 How to lay the ideal siding and truth about fires
Description Detail illustrations of Red Cedar Shingles siding, and text discussing how to lay it -and- detail illustration of Red Cedar Shingles siding, and text discussing the purported fire risk of wooden shingles.
File Name aapam_201101_011j.jpg
Transcript ^^S^— Inspected" Red C Shingles, Rite-Grad, tra Star or XXX gr For Sheathing, if uisite, lay sheathing cover with a grade of building p Style of Laying—Tl altogether a matte , The -<-ul, or an alt< of 2" and 7". novelty effects can be obtained with 18" and 24" shingles. For Preparation of Shingles, Proper Nails, Nail- Red Cedar is a fragrant, cleanly wood — there is nothing damp or musty in its make up. Stained or unstained, the grain or "penciling" of Red Cedai sky and the lawn equally well to the porch or column bl i harmonizes with the foliage, the flowers, the rhis fragrance, beauty and longevity applies age or the mansion. A brick or stone chimney, i or contrasts perfectly with Red Cedar Shingles. rpmn The Truth About Fires A great deal has been written, much has been said, about the fire risk of wooden shingles. Some facts have been told, some extreme cases have been played up in a manner to indicate a general condition; and other statements have been made through ignorance—while still others have been made by persons possessed of wild flights of the imagination. Truly, no progressive shingle manufacturer has ever endeavored to retard the establishment of just building regulations; nor is he so selfish as to promote his product where obviously it is not suited. Red Cedar Shingles