## Hodgson's Estimator and Contractor's Guide for Pricing Builder's Work: Describing Reliable Methods of Pricing Builder's Quantities for Competitive Work, Showing in Brief and Concise Form the Methods Generally Employed ... |

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according angles average base Blue boarding brick building built bushels ceiling cellar cement cents cents per foot circle coat common complete concrete cost course cover cubic feet cubic foot cubic yard diameter Ditto divide doors drains equal estimating excavation extra face feet figure finish FLOOR PLAN foundation frames front Full and complete furnished give given ground half height inch thick inches iron joists kind labor laid length less locality materials measured method mortar moulding multiply nails obtained ordinary Painting pipes plain plans and specifications plastering pounds prints Problem quantity rafters roof Room rough rule sand segment shingles side Sine slate solidity specifications square stone stories super surface taken thick tiles vary walls width wood worth

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Page 217 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet — 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30^ square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.

Page 217 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30| square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.

Page 70 - To find the solidity of a sphere or globe. RULE. — Multiply the cube of the diameter by .5236.

Page 65 - Sphere is a body bounded by a uniformly curved surface, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 199 - Eight bushels of good lime, 16 bushels of sand and 1 bushel of hair will make enough good mortar to plaster 100 square yards. A cord of stone, three bushels of lime, and a cubic yard of sand will lay 100 cubic feet of wall.

Page 44 - As 360 degrees is to the number of degrees in the arc of the sector, so is the area of the circle to the area of the sector.

Page 68 - ... the product will be the convex surface, to which add the areas of the bases, when the entire surface is required (Bk.

Page 39 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center, Fig.

Page 55 - Take out the corresponding area in the next column on the right hand ; and multiply it by the square of the circle's diameter, for the area of the segment*.