How to use Rafters in a sentence
The ceilings have the representation of beams and rafters cut in the rock.
You can see the rafters of the roof very clearly here.
The sitting room has big rafters in rustic style.
Roof described above, with the addition of stenciled foliage decoration on some of the plaster between the rafters.
In the potting shed a butler is said to have hanged himself from the rafters.Advertisement
Before leaving he safely defused a land mine, which had started ticking, lodged in the rafters of the Palladium theater in London.
The ceiling, where visible, has exposed rafters.
Like his mother, he was keen to look up in the rafters of derelict buildings for owls ' nests.
Jethro aims to raise the rafters with his tonic of life....
However, the Grey-headed Sparrows nesting in rafters of the lodge were very accommodating !Advertisement
Eleanor had to squat down carefully to avoid banging her head on the rafters.
We had an old tarpaulin sheet slung over the rafters.
The construction starts with a tripod erected from the largest rafters.
Finally, the most pervasive rumor is that Tiedermann had a fight with his daughter, killed her, and then hung her from the rafters to make it look like an accident.
The rustic ambience is magical, with cattle antlers on the rafters, cowboy saddles on the walls, and an enormous deer horn chandelier towering above it all.Advertisement
The larger trees are sawn up into planks and battens, much used for the purposes of the builder, especially for flooring, joists and rafters.
The vault was never finished, and still shows its rough beams and rafters.
A pale gleam in a far corner reflected the light sneaking in under the rafters.
Only the perimeter joists and rafters may be included in bracing and blocking.
Many cottages and barns still have a reed matting which was woven diagonally and laid over the rafters and under the thatch.Advertisement
Roof of rafters and chamfered purlins with one cambered tie beam.
The roof has rafters and a ridge purlin with plaster between.
Ridge battens should be strapped down with no slack to trussed rafters to prevent slack nails at a later date.
Jethro aims to raise the rafters with his tonic of life... .
It is however important to protect the supporting rafters from the elements with a flashing.Advertisement
Exposed rafters on the bay windows are also evident on some properties.
It is divided into several rooms with wooden rafters - quite airy and pleasant really.
Day 6 Jasper National Park Guided by experienced rafters, ride the Athabasca.
A rear extension to a terraced house is to have a flat roof with insulation between timber rafters.
Overhead, the striking roof structure is exposed, expressing the oak rafters, posts, collars and braces.
Fresh cut pole wood from a nearby forest formed the rafters, the rough boards covered with butyl rubber for waterproofing.
However, the Grey-headed sparrows nesting in rafters of the lodge were very accommodating!
Rafters restaurant, upstairs, is home to the door from the condemned cell that one formed part of Edinburgh's old tolbooth.
Roof of four arch-braced collar trusses with king and arcing struts; intermediate trusses with collars and king struts; rafters and through purlins.
Flagged floor; walls roughly plastered and whitewashed; roof has rafters, purlins and one tie-beam truss with struts - some old timbers.
Should not every apartment in which man dwells be lofty enough to create some obscurity overhead, where flickering shadows may play at evening about the rafters?
The roof is constructed on the couple and purlin system with rafters of rough round timber.
Between the main load baring Principles, simple rafters increase roof support to prevent sagging.
Floor of ornamental tiles; plastered and painted walls; roof of close-set rafters and a ridge purlin, all 19thC.
Rafters restaurant, upstairs, is home to the door from the condemned cell that one formed part of Edinburgh 's old Tolbooth.
On the majority of modular building projects the pitched roof is either constructed using timber-trussed rafters or unclad panel structures.
These are typically installed with staples between rafters to provide unrestricted air flow.
You'll generally place baffles at the intersection between the joists and the rafters.
To secure the greatest possible influx of light, some horticulturists recommend curvilinear roofs; but the superiority of these is largely due to the absence of rafters, which may also be dispensed with in plain roofs.
Along with Kai and Bedwyr (Bedivere), Peredur (Perceval), Gwalchmai (Gawain), and many others, we have such figures as Sgilti Yscandroed, whose way through the wood lay along the tops of the trees, and whose tread was so light that no blade of grass bent beneath his weight; Sol, who could stand all day upon one leg; Sugyn the son of Sugnedydd, who was "broad-chested" to such a degree that he could suck up the sea on which were three hundred ships and leave nothing but dry land; Gweyyl, the son of Gwestad, who when he was sad would let one of his lips drop beneath his waist and turn up the other like a cap over his head; and Uchtry Varyf Draws, who spread his red untrimmed beard over the eight-and-forty rafters of Arthur's hall.
They are enlarged replicas of the primeval wooden hut described above, having rafters with their upper ends crossed; thatched or shingled roof; boarded floors, and logs laid on the roof-ridge at right angles for the purpose of binding the ridge and the rafters firmly together.
Bamboo is extensively used as a timber wood, and houses are frequently made entirely out of the products of the plant; complete sections of the stem form posts or columns; split up, it serves for floors or rafters; and, interwoven in lattice-work, it is employed for the sides of rooms, admitting light and air.
Simple roofs in general use with a double slope are the " coupled rafter roofs," the rafters meeting at the highest point upon a horizontal ridge-piece which stiffens the framework and gives a level ridge-line.
In glazing, the greater the surface of glass, and the less space occupied by rafters and astragals as well as overlaps, the greater the admission of light.
Some remains of the town walls still exist, and also two ancient bridges, both belonging to the Via Clodia, and many tombs hewn in the rock - small chambers imitating the architectural forms of houses, with beams and rafters represented in relief.
The bazaars are miserable structures, covered with mats laid on rafters of date trees.
In some old roofs the rafters are connected without any intervening ridge-plate, with the result that after Sectional elevation on AA.
In his study - a tower of refuge, separate from the house, which he has minutely described - he read, wrote, dictated, meditated, inscribed moral sentences which still remain on the walls and rafters, annotated his books, some of which are still in existence, and in other ways gave himself up to a learned ease.
In many houses, especially those where ornament is of no consequence, the rafters are now omitted, or only used at wide intervals, somewhat stouter sash-bars being adopted, and stout panes of glass (usually called 21-oz.) 12 to 18 in.
The walls were all on fire and the back wall had fallen in, the wooden roof was collapsing, and the rafters were alight.
The windows were open with no glass, and heavy iron chandeliers hung from thick wooden rafters and were burning real candles.
With the date palm it is believed to have furnished the rafters for the buildings of Nineveh.
Among the ancients it was in request for poles, rafters, joists, and for the construction of winepresses, tables and musical instruments; and on that account was so valuable that a plantation of cypresses was considered a sufficient dowry for a daughter.
The inner walls are often hung with hand-woven tapestries, which harmonize well with the smokeblackened rafters, the primitive loom and the huge Dutch stove characteristic of a prosperous Rumanian farm.
The rafters creaked and strained, and the branches of the trees surrounding the house rattled and beat against the windows, as the winds rioted up and down the country.
The whole disposition of pillars, posts, brackets and rafters is harmonically arranged according to some measure of the standard of length.