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A gable is that part of an exterior wall, above the level of the eaves, which conforms to the inverted-V configuration of the roof rafters.
This term refers to an L- or T-shaped house plan in which a gable end of the main block faces the street, and a wing is attached at a ninety-degree angle to the rear portion of the main block. The gable-front-and-wing vernacular Greek Revival house was perhaps the most frequently built design of the late 19th century in New England, New York and the upper Midwest, particularly in rural areas.
A roof in which two opposite sides are supported by sloping rafters, the walls of the other two sides being extended upward in an inverted-V shape conforming to the slope of the rafters, is known as a gable roof. The majority of American houses have gable roofs.
The second story of an ambulatory or aisle. Also a long passage or room.
In archiecture, a waterspout, often in the form of a grotesque.
The Georgian style (1700-1780) is named for the English kings of the 17th and 18th centuries (Georges I, II, III and IV). Classical Georgian houses are characterized by having:
Early Georgian houses are simpler, and often have gable roofs (frequently dormered) and floor-to-ceiling wood paneling in some of the rooms. Late Georgian houses are more complex and ornate, often having hipped roofs and one-third-height paneling.
Creating the right look with glass objects is not easy. One way is to use glass. Although, this is a real challenge unless you happen to be very experienced in working with glass. Some objects may be constructed from perspex. The results can be very impressive.
See also: Glass.
A huge number of glues are used by model makers. A general guide to their use is included here, but for more detailed uses, limitations and hazards the individual manufacturers recommendations should be followed.
Gluing material A to material B - look up the type of material you want to glue to a different type of material and get an idea of the glue and a hint as to what type of glue is best.
An architectural style prevalent in western Europe from the 12th through the 15th century and characterized by pointed arches, rib vaulting, and flying buttresses.
The lord's solar, or bed-sitting room.
A roof with sharp edges at intersection of cross-vaults.
In art, a kind of ornament used in antiquity consisting of representations of medallions, sphinxes, foliage, and imaginary creatures.