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We wish to extend our thanks to the individuals, associations and manufacturers who graciously provided information and photographs for this book. Specific credit for individual photographs is given below

Capital letters following page numbers indicate: T, top; 8, bottom: L. left; R, right; C, center.

Armstrong Cork Company, Liberty Street, Lancaster PA 17604 (p. 30)

Barttey Collection, 121 Schelter Road, Prairie View, IL 60069 (p. 149 T, BR) Monte Burch. Rt. #1, Humansville, MO 65674 (p. 44)

Forest Products Laboratories, PO Box 5130,

Heath Company, Benton Harbor, Ml 49022 (p. 149 BL)

Metrie Conversion Charts

LUMBER

WOOD SCREWS

Sizes: Metric cross-sections are so close to iheir nearest imperial sizes, as noted below, that to' most purposes Ihey may be considered equivalents.

Length«: (ftetrlc lengths are cased on a 300mm module which is slightly shorter In langlfithan an ImpenaHoot It will Iherefoie be importani 10 check your requirements accurately to the nearest inch and consuli the labie below lo find the metric lengih requited

Areas: The metric area is a square melre Use the following conversion factors when convening from Imperial data: 100 sq feet = 9 290 sty moires

MfTBIC SIZES SHOWN BESIDE NEAREST IMPERIAL EQUIVALENT

SCREW GAUGE

NOMINAL DIAMETER

LENGTH

mm

Inchai

mm

Inchoi

16« 75

% « 3

44 X ISO

14k X 8

15* fDO

V, * 4

44 * 175

114 X 7

16 i 125

* X 5

44* 200

1« X S

16 K 150

Vi* E

44 * 23S

tU x S

19* 76

U * 3

14 X 250

Hi 10

19 X 100

Hk 4

44 * 300

m x 12

19 i 126

W * S

50 X 75

2 x 3

19 I 150

Í4 x 6

60 X 100

S X 4

22 X 75

% * 3

60 * 12S

2 x 5

22 > IOC

Mil 4

50 X 150

2 x 6

22 X 115

W* 5

50 * 17S

2 i 7

22 * 150

1»* 6

60 X 200

2 x S

25 X 75

1 * 3

50 x 225

2x9

25 * 100

1 * 1

SO» 2SO

2 x 10

25 X 125

1 * 5

50« 300

3*13

35* ISO

1 * 6

$3 * 100

214* 4

35 ï ITS

1 X 7

63* 125

2»* S

35* 200

t I 6

63 X 150

2Vj x 6

35 * 225

1 I 9

63 * ITS

2WX 7

35* 250

1 * 10

S3 * 200

2V4 x 8

25« 300

1 I 12

63 * 225

2Vi x S

32 I 75

IVi * 3

75* 100

3 ■ 4

32 « too

IVj * 4

75 X 125

Sx 5

32 X 125

114 X 5

75 * 150

3* 6

32 * 150

IV, * 6

75 K 175

3x7

32 I 176

114 I 7

75 X 200

3 * a

32 X 200

IVix B

76 > 226

3 x 9

52x225

114 x 9

75 X 250

3 x 10

32 X 250

1H * 10

75» 300

3 x 12

33*300

m i 12

100 X 100

4 X 4

* 75

1« « 3

100 X 150

4x6

3S* 1O0

1» x 4

100 X 200

4x6

M* 126

114 I 5

100 * 250

4 * 10

M- 16"

1» " fi

i no » 300

4 * 13

36 X t75

IVi X 7

150* 150

5* S

38* 200

i« * a

ISO* 300

e* s

36 I 225

1« X 9

150 « 300

El 12

44 x 75

Hi* 3

200 * 300

B * B

44 x 100

IK X 4

250 X 260

10 * 10

44 I 125

1W* 5

300 * 300

12* 12

METBIC LENGTHS

t. engins

Equtv.

MM

Pi. a inch»»

1.0m

5' ion

2 1m

s' 10%"

2 4m

7' I0Ü-

2 7m

fl 10'i-

3.0m

51' 10H

3.3m

IO' 9 V

3.6m

11' 9ti"

3.9m

13' 9Vi"

4.2m

13- 9W-

4.5m

14' 9«'

4.8m

15- 9"

5.1m

18' ev

5.4m

17- tw

5.7m

IS- 8H'

8.0m

19' SV

6.3m

20' 8"

8.8m

31' TO'

6.9m

22' 7H-

7.3m

33' W

7 5m

24" 7V4'

7.6m

35' 714*

All Ihe dimensions are based

on 1 inch - 26

mm

NOMINAL SIZE

ACTUAL SIZE

(This is whfl1 you : OP )

(Thrs is whai vol. gee}

Inch« mehst

1 X 1

trt

1 x 2

«XI»

1 x 3

1x4

1 x6

1x6

1 i 10

bx 914

1X12

tt * 11 Va

3x3

Itíx Iii

2x3

l»*2Vj

3x4

1 X 3Vr

2*8

111*5»

2*6

114x714

2* 10

IVMflli

3*12

1MX11I4

NO.

Inch

mm

inch

mm

0

0.060

1.52

ÍU

4.8

1

0 070

1 70

6.4

2

0 082

2.08

t/n

7.9

3

0 094

2 39

3lt

9 5

4

o.oioa

2 74

'Itt

11 1

5

0 122

3.10

'Is

12.7

6

0136

3.45

*k

15.9

7

0 150

3.81

19.1

8

0.164

4.17

'It

22 2

9

0.178

4 52

1

25 4

10

0 192

4 88

IVi

31 8

12

0 220

5 59

IVJ

38 1

14

0 248

6 30

1'li

44 5

16

0.276

7.01

2

50 8

18

0 304

7.72

27»

57 2

20

0 332

8 43

2Va

83 5

24

0.388

9.86

2 V,

69.9

28

0.444

11.28

3

76 2

32

0 5

12.7

3V<

82 6

37a

689

4

101 6

4Vi

114.3

5

127 0

6

152.4

Dimensions taken trom BS1210. metric conversions are approximate.

BRICKS AND BLOCKS

Bricks

Standard metric brick measures 215 mm x 65 mmx 112.5. Metric brick can be used with older, standard brick by increasing the mortaring in the joints The sszes are substantially the same, Ihe metric brick being slightly smaller (3.6 mm less in length. 18 mm in width, and 1.2 mm in depth).

Concrete Stock

NAILS

NUMBER PER POUND OR KtLO

LENGTH AND DIAMETER IN INCHES AND CENTIMETERS

Unli

Common

CMlng

Bui

Finishing

Si*>

Cintimurar»

Otfflimaltn"

2d

Kilo

1927

2972

20

1

2 S

068

17

3d

Pûund Kilo

I2B9

635 1397

B35 1397

807 1775

3d

32

102

.26

43

Poufxj Kilo

316 655

173 1041

473 9011

5« 1306

4d

1 1

3.8

102

26

if

Puund KMC

371 W6

406 B93

406 693

400 1100

5d

1 4

102

26

Kilo

SMI

236 591

238 559

309 680

6d

2

5 1

.115

29

Pound Kita

163

210 462

521

7d

2 3

S.7

115

29

Be

Pound Kilo

108 233

I4S 319

319

189 116

8g

21

61

131

33

M

Pound Kitd

211

132 390

!3i 290

172 398

9d

26

70

131

33

10a

Pound Kilo

1S2

207

307

121 268

10a

3

76

•48

36

12C

Pound K40

64 141

BB 194

08 191

113 249

I2d

3-2

63

116

.36

ISd

Pound Kilo

108

71 156

156

90 >98

I6d

31»

89

s Jfl

38

SOS

POUíMl K4o

31 SB

52 114

52 114

62 13B

!0d

1

102

203

SI

30d

Pound Kilo

53

101

101

30d

11

114

.220

68

40S

Pound Kilo

18 37

77

77

IOC

5

12 7

238

60

son

Pound Kilo

31

60d

54

140

267

86

60d

Pound KJO

11 21

BOd

6

16 2

277

70

390 * 90 mm 390 * 190 mm 440 X 190 mm 440 X 215 mm 440 x 29tTmm

R ap airblock far re pi ae em entofbloekinoldtn stall at lonsls available In these si*as:

44& x 219 (including mortar joints) 397 X 194 (Including mortar pints)

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