The Victorian contractors' and builders' price-book, containing a universal and permanent price-list for labor only and the Melbourne prices of materials for 1859 ... with tables, notes and memoranda ... together with an abstract of the Melbourne building act

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Mayes, C. Ernest (Charles Ernest)
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N 692.5 MAY
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Melbourne : [The Author], 1859
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HOTKIAN CONTRACTOR’S OMERS PRICE BOOK 1
[Chapter heading not available] 3
VICTORIAN CONTRACTORS’ AND BUILDERS’ PRICE-BOOK 13
PREFACE. 15
VICTORIAN CONTRACTORS’ & BUILDERS’ PRICE-BOOK. 19
WELL-DIGGING AND BORING 20
BRICKLAYERS’ WORK. 22
ROUGH ARCHES.—Per foot super. 23
GUAGED ARCHES. 25
POINTING. 25
CUTTINGS, SPLAYS, &C. 28
DRAIN PIPES OF GLAZED EARTHENWARD. 29
BRICKLAYERS' MATERIALS. 30
CLAY PUDDLE 32
MASONRY. ROUGH OR SCAPPLED STONE. 33
STONE-CUTTING. 35
STONE-CUTTING. 36
STONE-CUTTING. 38
MASONS' WORK. 39
PAVING. 44
MEASURING MASONS' WORK 45
STONE CARVING. 46
SLATE MASON. CISTERNS, TANKS, URINALS, &C. 50
SLATING. 51
CARPENTERS’ WORK. FIR IN SCANTLINGS, framed and wrought. 52
LABOR ON DEALS. 52
DOOR AND WINDOW FRAMES. 53
FILLETS, BEARERS, STRIPS, &C. 53
ROUGH DEAL BOARDING. 54
SOUND BOARDING. 54
WALL-BOARDING, &C. 55
WEATHER-BOARDING. 55
BRACKETING, including plugging. 56
ROOFING. 56
NAKED FLOORS. 57
BATTENING FOR SLATING, &C. 58
GUTTERS AND BEARERS. 58
ENTREING. 59
FLOORS. 59
QUARTER PARTITIONS. 59
BATTEN FLOORS. 60
DEAL 61
DEAL, per foot super, labor only. 62
SASH FRAMES. 63
VENETIAN FRAMES. 63
FIXED SASHES. 64
FRENCH CASEMENT FRAMES. 64
SHOP FRONT SASHES. 65
SASHES AND FRAMES. 66
FRENCH CASEMENTS. 67
VENETIAN SASHED AND FRAMES. 67
FAN-LIGHT FRAMES, DADO, &C. 68
SKYLIGHTS. 68
BACKS, ELBOWS, AND SOFFITS. 69
FRAMED-BACK LININGS. 69
WINDOW BACKS. 69
BOXINGS. 70
BOXING SHUTTERS. 71
OUTSIDE WINDOW SHUTTERS. 72
SLIDING SHUTTERS. 72
JAMB LININGS. 73
SHUTTERS FOR SHOP FRONTS. 73
FRAMED GROUNDS. 74
FRAMED DWARF DOORS. 75
SKELETON DOORS. 75
TWO AND A HALF INCH DOORS. 76
TWO INCH DOORS. 76
SASH DOORS. 77
GATES AND COACH-HOUSE DOORS. 78
LEDGED DOORS AND SHUTTERS. 78
PARTITIONS. 79
WAINSCOTING OR PANELLING 79
COUNTERS. 80
WATER CLOSETS. 80
STAIRCASES. 81
STRING BOARDS. 82
BALLUSTERS, NEWELS, &LC. 83
HAND RAILS. 83
COLUMNS AND PILASTERS. 84
FREIZE AND CRADLING. 84
MOULDINGS. 85
SINGLE MOULDINGS. 85
WOOD CARVING. 86
PLASTERERS’ WORK. RENDERING, LATHING, AND PLASTERING. 88
STUCCO. 89
CORNICES, &C. 90
ENRICHMENTS. 90
MASTIC. 92
PARENT PAINT CEMENT. 92
PATENT MARBLE CEMENT. 92
MARTIN'S CEMENT. 93
PARIAN CEMENT. 93
MODELLING AND CASTING. 94
LIME WHITE, AND WHITEWASHING. 95
PLASTERERS' MEMORANDUMS. 96
ABSTRACT OF THE Melbourne Building Act 97
BYE-LAW No. 29 109
SCHEDULE A 109
SCHEDULE B.—PART 2. 111
SCHEDULE B.—PART 3. 113
SCHEDULE B.—PART 4. 115
SCHEDULE B.—PART 5. 115
SCHEDULE B.—PART 6. 116
SCHEDULE C.—PART 1. 117
SCHEDULE C.—PART 2. 118
SCHEDULE C.—PART 3. 121
SCHEDULE C.—PART 4. 124
SCHEDULE C.—PART 5. 124
SCHEDULE D. 125
SCHEDULE E. 127
SCHEDULE E. 131
SCHEDULE G. 132
SCHEDULE H. 133
SCHEDULE I. 133
SCHEDULE J. 134
SCHEDULE K 135
COMMON COLORS. 137
HANDRAILS, NEWELS, &C. 138
RAIN WATER PIPES AND GUTTERS. 138
SASH FRAMES AND SQUARES. 138
GILDING. 139
GRAINING, &C. 139
VARNISHING. 140
WRITIING COMPLETE. 140
DISTEMPERING. 141
GLAZIERS’ WORK. 141
PATENT PLATE CLASS in squares for glazing. 142
POLISHED PLATE GLASS. 142
PAPERHANGERS’ WORK. 143
ROUGH PLATE GLASS. 143
BORDERS AND MOULDINGS. 144
PLUMBERS’ WORK. 144
DRAWN LEAD PIPES. 145
AIR TRAPS WITH BRASS BELL GRATES.—Each. 146
PUMPS, complete, each. 146
BALL, BIB, AND STOP COCKS, &C.—Each. 147
COPPER PIPES.—Per foot run. 150
COPPERSMITHS’ WORK. 150
VULCANIZED INDIA RUBBER. 151
WATER, STEAM, AND GAS FITTINGS.—Exclusive of fixing. 152
SMITH AND FOUNDERS’ WORK, &C., exclusive of fixing. 153
WROUGHT IRON WORK,—per lb. 153
WROUGHT AND GALVANISED IRON WORK. 154
WROUGHT IRON GIRDERS. 155
BAR AND ROD IRON. 156
IRONMONGERY. 158
WEIGHT OF CAST IRON PIPES. 160
AUSTRALIAN TIMBER. 163
RAILWAY SLEEPERS. 164
SPECIFIC GRAVITY OF WOODS. 165
AUSTRALIAN TIMBER. 166
ADDENDUM. 168
INDEX. 169
ERRATA 172
INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS. 172
[Chapter heading not available] 173

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Mayes, C. Ernest. The Victorian contractors' and builders' price-book, containing a universal and permanent price-list for labor only and the Melbourne prices of materials for 1859 ... with tables, notes and memoranda ... together with an abstract of the Melbourne building act .. Melbourne: [The Author], 1859. Web. 3 December 2022 <http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2847410653>

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Mayes, C. Ernest. 1859, The Victorian contractors' and builders' price-book, containing a universal and permanent price-list for labor only and the Melbourne prices of materials for 1859 ... with tables, notes and memoranda ... together with an abstract of the Melbourne building act .. [The Author], Melbourne viewed 3 December 2022 http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2847410653

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