I. Technical Drawing i
Description and Comparison of the Various Kinds of Drawings used by Technical Draughtsmen, their Advan tages and Limitations
II. Drawing Instruments ... 8
Materials, Appliances and Accessories—how to use them
With Hints on Drawing and Inking, Standard List of Sectionings, Lines and Signs, etc.
IV. Lettering Drawings . . . -35 Chief Modern Types of Letters and Numerals, Uniformity, Spacing, Balance, Proportion, Optical Corrections, Alphabets, Tools
V. Orthographic Projection . . .46 Plans, Elevations, Sections with examples in Carpentry, Cabinetwork, Joinery, Brickwork and Masonry, including Cupboards, Counters, Doors, Cates, Roofs, Floors, Windows, Lanterns, Circle-un-Circle Work
VI Isometric Projection . . . .8 2 Theory of Farish's Method. The modern Methods. Preparing Scales. Examples in Shop Fittings. Brickwork. Builder's Gantry. Pyramids, Cylinders and Curves
Its Uses, Scales, Ofticial Method. Half Scale Work. A new Method by the Author. Examples in Partitioning, Reinforced Concrete Forms, Ship's Grating, etc. vii viii CONTENTS
As used by Architectural Draughtsmen. Principles. Methods of producing Drawings without Vanishing Points. Examples in Masonry, Carpentry anil Cabinet Work
and Sketching for Artisans. I low to draw Curved Lines. Use of Squared Paper. Enlarging and Diminishing Drawings. Tracing Taper, use of. Examples in Joinery, Masonry, Hinges, Door Springs, etc.
Obtaining Bevels and Cuts in Simple and Compound Angles. Development of Surfaces, Moulds for Double Curved Work. Forming Complex Curves, Helix, Spiral, Scroll, etc. The Conic Sections, Drawing Ellipses, Covering of Domes, Setting-out Arches in Brickwork, Masonry and Carpentry. A Handrail Wreath
XI. Workshop Drawings . . . . 17R Methods in different Trades. The Setting-out of Joiners' Rods. What to put on a Rod, what to omit. A Venetian Frame. A I'air of Circular headed Doors and Finishings. Bricklayers' Setting-out. Circle-on-Circle Work. Obtaining Moulds. Octagonal Chimney Stack. Setting-out Octagons Bevels for Templets
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