## 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 prints consist boards brick building built bushels ceiling cement cents cents per foot circle coat common complete concrete cost cover cubic feet cubic foot cubic yard diameter difference Ditto divide doors ends equal estimating excavation extra face feet figure finish FLOOR PLAN frames front and side Full and complete furnished give given ground half height inch thick inches iron kind labor laid length less locality materials measured method mortar moulding multiply nails obtained Painting pipes plain plastering pounds Problem quantity rafters roof Room rough Rule sand segment set of plans shingles side side elevations Sine SIZE slate solidity specifications square stone stories super surface taken thick tiles vary walls Width wood worth

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Page 227 - 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 227 - 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 76 - To find the solidity of a sphere or globe. RULE. — Multiply the cube of the diameter by .5236.

Page 71 - 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 209 - 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 50 - 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 74 - ... the product will be the convex surface, to which add the areas of the bases, when the entire surface is required (Bk.

Page 45 - 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 61 - 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*.