Fences: Authentic Details for Design and Restoration / Edition 1

Fences: Authentic Details for Design and Restoration / Edition 1

by Peter Joel Harrison
ISBN-10:
0471321990
ISBN-13:
9780471321996
Pub. Date:
10/28/1998
Publisher:
Wiley

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Fences: Authentic Details for Design and Restoration / Edition 1

Fences is the first in a series of beautifully-produced books that feature authentic architectural patterns from the two previous centuries. Readers will find a treasury of period fence details-including pickets, pales, piers, and gates-as well as fence ornaments such as finials, caps, balls, and urns. This one-of-a-kind book is the result of the author's 12 years of architectural research and extensive travel documentation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471321996
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/28/1998
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

FENCES.

Of Fence Construction.

Of Posts.

Of Pales.

Of Double Paled and Picket Fences.

Of Fences in the Chinese Taste.

Of Board Fences.

Of Piers.

Of Finials for Posts and Piers.

Of Caps for Post and Piers.

Of Urns for Posts and Piers.

Of Balls for Piers, Parapets and Garden Walls.

FENCES OF CAPE COD.

Construction.

Posts.

Common Pickets.

Common Pickets with Cap Rail.

Ornamental and Fancy Fences.

Piers.

Pickets.

Pole, Rail and Stick Fences.

Board Fences.

Caps for Post and Piers.

Balls and Urns for Posts and Piers.

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