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Improved Door Attachment

A Brick Row of Moderate Cost

Improved Door Hanger

Architectural Outlines

To our Readers

Sleep as a Mechanical Operation

Patents

Our First Two Volumes

Indian Ornament in House Decoration

New Electric Gas Lighter

To Protect Iron from Rust

The Excelsior Steel Furnace

Modern Athens

An $1,800 Cottage

A Tall Chimney

A Model Cholera Hospital at Rome

Portsmouth, England, New Town Hall

Oil Tempering

A Stable at Babylon, L. I.

Design for a Double House

Squaring Timber

Drawing Room, Hamstead, Staffordshire

Blue Lias Lime in Mortar

Australian Timber

The Principal Front of the Cathedral of Tarragona

Paris to be a Seaport

A Design for a Country House Costing $4,000

By Frank H. Shepherd

The Rose Polytechnic Institute

Some needed Improvements in Modern Dwellings

A Proposed 820-Foot Tower

Sugar in Mortar

Expansion of Concrete

Fireproofing Wood

A Pantograph

To Polish Hickory

Furnace Heating

Frame-Closing Drawing Board

Forged Trellises

A Simple Heliograph

Compressed Wood

“The Cock's Shrill Clarion”

Use of Clay to Prevent Leakages

St. John's Church, Macclesfield, England

Copal

A Swiss Cottage

Ventilation for Schools

Improved Bricks

The Plumbing Law

Business and Personal

Any Person Having a New Invention May, Without Charge, Consult Munn & co., Scientific American Office 361 Broadway, New York, for Advice how to obtain a patent or caveat. Our Hand Book of Instructions Relating to patents Sent Free

An Interesting Monument

Notes and Queries

Hints to Correspondents

Slag Cement

Sleigh made for King Ludwig II. of Bavaria

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    December 01, 1886

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