Foundations and foundation walls by Powell, George T.

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Published by W. T. Comstock in New York .

Written in English

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ContributionsBaumann, Frederick
LC ClassificationsTH2101 .P88
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Paginationvii, [9]-166 p.
Number of Pages166
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Open LibraryOL26821849M
LC Control Number08001838

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18The wall was made of jasper, and the city itself of pure gold, as pure as glass. 19The foundations of the city walls were adorned with every kind of precious stone: The first foundation was jasper, the second sapphire, the third chalcedony, the fourth emerald, 20the fifth sardonyx, the sixth carnelian, the seventh chrysolite, the eighth beryl.

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The pipes must be at the sink location shown. The builders would dig a deep and wide trench, then fill it with rubble that was packed down as firmly as possible to create a solid foundation. The wall stones would be built on the compacted rubble. Walls. Walls were generally built of stone within wooden frames designed to hold the stone in place while the mortar dried.

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