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The builder"s price-book

Experienced Surveyor.

The builder"s price-book

containing a correct list of the prices allowed by the most eminent surveyors in London, to the several artificers concerned in building. Including the journeymen"s prices. The seventh edition corrected. By an experienced surveyor.

by Experienced Surveyor.

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Published by printed for I. and J. Taylor in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1986. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 4464, no. 14).

The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4],162p.
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19404820M

It must then be dissolved in distilled vinegar, and precipitated by the addition of concrete volatile alkali. Shell lime although good for building; yet it is not proper for plastering either inside or outside; for on the outside it blisters, and is of various colours, from the dampness it imbibes from the salt water; and for the same reason it can neither take paint, or is it proper to paper on. But if dry quick-lime be mixed with mortar, it gradually absorbs the superfluous water, and the mass becomes solid in a very short time. Lime thus saturated with water is said to slaked. If chalk, marble, lime-stone, spar, or any other specimens of this earth, containing carbonic acid, be exposed to continued ignition, they give out carbonic acid and water, to the amount of nearly half their weight.

The issues are being felt by all firms across the delivery chain — from clients to subcontractors. Quick lime is also of great utility in rending rocks and stones, when mixed with gun powder, in the proportion of one pound of the former, well dried and pulverized, to two pounds of the latter, this singular property of lime was discovered and is related by H. Pure lime says Dr. Page 47 This effect seems to arise from part of the calcareous earth having entered into fusion with the clay, flint, or other contaminating earths, with which it forms a glass that covers and defends the rest. Water dissolves about one five-hundredth part of its weight of lime, and is then called lime-water. To make an exceedingly strong cement, which is scarcely inferior to stone; take lime well slaked, and sand in equal quantities, temper it with linseed oil to the consistency of mortar; beat it well on a stone or wood floor, or in a trough, and then spread it on a wall to a competent thickness, and it will become as hard as stone, and last for ages.

Accelerated Book Building An accelerated book-build is often used when a company is in immediate need of financing, in which case, debt financing is out of the question. A strong and useful cement for joining marble, alabaster, porphyry, and all other hard stones: melt two pounds of bees'-wax, and one point of resin; then add one pound and a half of the same kind of matter pulverized burnt as the body to be cemented is composed ofwell pounded and sifted, and stirred well together; let the whole mass be kneaded in water, and heated when applied to the heated parts of the body to be cemented. Compounds are still more fusible; for any three of the five well-known earths may be fused into perfect glass, if they be mixed together in equal portions, provided the calcareous be one of them. Done with 2 coats 25 cents do. In time, the owner of the mountain, finding the great demand of this stone, raise the price. The addition of water to lime produces a very considerable heat attended with noise, and agitation of the parts, which break asunder; a considerable vapour arises, which carries up with it part of the lime; and a phosphoric light is seen, if the experiment be made in the dark.


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Invite investors, normally large scale buyers and fund managers, to submit bids on the number of shares that they are interested in buying and the prices that they would be willing to pay.

If chalk, marble, lime-stone, spar, or any other specimens of this earth, containing carbonic acid, be exposed to continued ignition, they give out carbonic acid and water, to the amount of nearly half their weight. At the above prices the workmen furnishes all materials.

It is then called quick lime, and in that condition is employed in husbandry and the The builders price-book book. Higgins had a patent innow expired, for his invention of a water cement, or stucco, as follows; fifty-six pounds of purse coarse sand, forty-tow pounds of pure fine sand, mix them together, and moisten them thoroughly with lime water; to the wetted sand add fourteen pounds of pure fresh burnt lime, and, while beating them up together, fourteen pounds of bone-ash; the quicker and more perfectly these materials are beaten together, and the sooner used, the better will the cement be.

Increased tender prices have become the primary symptom of these supply-side issues. Take equal quantities of wheat flour, fine powdered Venice glass, and pulverized chalk, one half of the same Page 54 quantity of fine brick dust, and a little scaped lint, mix them altogether with the whites of eggs, spread this mixture on a peice of linen cloth, and apply it to the cracks of the glass, but remember to dry the glasses well before the cement is applied.

Plastering done with 3 coats, 33 cents per square yard, do. The main driver of new The builders price-book book output growth over the last 18 months is slowing. Lime has an affinity for tanning, whence it is probable that a portion of it is retained in taned leather perhaps not to the improvement of its quality.

CEMENT In a general sense, is any composition of a glutinous or tenacious nature, proper to bind, unite, or keep things in cohesion. The addition of water to lime produces a very considerable heat attended with noise, and agitation of the parts, which break asunder; a considerable vapour arises, which carries up with it part of the lime; and a phosphoric light is seen, if the experiment be made in the dark.

The book is 'built' by listing and evaluating the aggregated demand for the issue from the submitted bids. Fine sand alone, or coarse sand alone, will do for some works; but the fine the sand, the more lime must be used.

To make an exceedingly strong cement, which is scarcely inferior to stone; take lime well slaked, and sand in equal quantities, temper it with linseed oil to the consistency of mortar; beat it well on a stone or wood floor, or in a trough, and then spread it on a wall to a competent thickness, and it will become as hard as stone, and last for ages.

Lime thus saturated with water is said to slaked. Capacity constraints almost always manifest themselves in prices. It has an edulcorative power with respect to animal oils, by combining with the putrid gelatine in them; but its action on them in forming a soap is too strong to admit of its being used for this purpose with advantage, unless in small quantities.

The best proportions are said to be three parts of fine sand, four of the coarser kind, one part of quicklime, and as little water as may be. The stone merchant well knowing there was no stone in Holland, or in any of the Seven Provinces, refused totally his offer, and even made another advance on his stone.

A block build that is accelerated is frequently implemented overnight, with the issuing company contacting a number of investment banks that can serve as underwriters on the evening prior to the intended placement.

This substitute is to be found in every maritime country and the author of this work is able to point out the whole process of making it equal to the Dutch. The precipitate, when well washed and dried, will consist of lime united to carbonic acid; the latter of which may be driven off by heat, if necessary.

It must then be dissolved in distilled vinegar, and precipitated by the addition of concrete volatile alkali. Compounds are still more fusible; for any three of the five well-known earths may be fused into perfect glass, if they be mixed together in equal portions, provided the calcareous be one of them.

This reaction within the marketplace can cause the price to fall further, lowering the value of shares that have already been secured. Griffith Esq. Their immense mounds and sluices to oppose the encroachments of the sea, they found, by experience, must be built with something more durable than any cement or mortar made with chalk or shells; and having no stone in the country, they brought some from a mountain, which, to all appearance, had been some ages ago a volcano, the stone of which was already partly pulverized, and which lay at a place called Audenach, in the country of Hesse, and bordering on the river Rhine, which runs partly through their country, and being all brought by water carriage, came very cheap.

Oyster-shells, calcined, mixed, beat, and sifted, as above, will also, when made into a kind of thin paste, hold china, glass, or earthen ware, by being, when set or mended pressed together for a few minutes.

I must beg excuse of my readers for intruding so long, and having been so particular about lime, it being a most principle ingredient in building as also a medicine, and generally the least taken notice of; but, simple as it may seem, several eminent gentlemen, have not thought it beneath their notice to write volumes, on that most useful article.

This can be the case when a firm is looking to make an offer to acquire another firm. In this edition, we have added new items on composite section. TERRAS The real Dutch Terras is the king of all cements hitherto found out for use under water; its properties are such, that a short time after two stones, or the hardest of bricks are joined together by rubbing them close, like glue, between two joints of boards and put them into water, whether sea or fresh, you will find the brick, or stone, sooner break than the cement.

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