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  • The added weight was borne by double log purlins, one on top of the other.
  • You were supposed to get up and down using crawling boards on the roof purlins.
  • Next, the workers bring in additional members, purlins, which tie them together and give the frame a more rigid structure.
  • Common purlins in wood construction, also called a "major-rafter minor-purlin system".
  • The roof construction over the main range has either surviving fabric or evidence for purlins that extended across the full length of the house in its original format.
  • The roof has extended eaves with exposed purlins, and a large cross-gable section on the right side.
  • Principal rafters may be mixed with common rafters or carry common purlins.
  • It consists of three heavy beech king post trusses with purlins and common rafters, about below the current roof.
  • A simple timber frame made of straight vertical and horizontal pieces with a common rafter roof without purlins.
  • Evidence of the building was reportedly found inside one of the stages in the form of fire-damaged timber purlins, albeit in very poor condition.
  • Additional elements discovered the following year include bracket arms, rainbow beams, rafters and purlins.
  • In this case the series of purlins is called common purlin framing.
  • Around its sanctuary the master carpenter played with the consoles under the eaves purlins like nowhere else.
  • The roof structure is frequently a truss roof supporting purlins or laths, or built using common rafters.
  • The roof is made of timber where rafters and purlins are exposed.
  • It is proposed to employ for its covering wooden purlins and tin plates. Cited from Scientific American Supplement, No. 586, March 26, 1887, by Various
  • The nave roof has crown posts; the chancel roof has collar purlins, but no crown posts.
  • These would be diagonally braced and further supported by purlins.
  • Roof rafters and purlins come first; then the yard arms that brace plate and summer beams, followed by these timbers themselves. Cited from If You're Going to Live in the Country, by Ormsbee and Huntley
  • The roof has flat terra cotta slabs set in T-shaped steel purlins, supported by built-up trusses.
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