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Author: More, Richard, carpenter.
Title: The carpenters rule, or, a booke shewing many plain waies, truly to measure ordinarie timber, and other extraordinarie sollids, or timber with a detection of sundrie great errors, generally committed by carpenters and others in measuring of timber; tending much to the buyers great losse. Published especially for the good of the Companie of Carpenters in London, and others also; ... By Richard More carpenter.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The carpenters rule, or, a booke shewing many plain waies, truly to measure ordinarie timber, and other extraordinarie sollids, or timber with a detection of sundrie great errors, generally committed by carpenters and others in measuring of timber; tending much to the buyers great losse. Published especially for the good of the Companie of Carpenters in London, and others also; ... By Richard More carpenter.
More, Richard, carpenter.

At London: Imprinted by Felix Kingston, 1602.
Alternate titles: Booke shewing many plain waies, truly to measure ordinarie timber, and other extraordinarie sollids, or timber.
Notes:
Title page stained.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Subject terms:
Lumber -- Mensuration -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A07688.0001.001

Contents
title page
TO THE RIGHT WORSHIPFVLL SIR HENRY BILLINGSLEY Knight, Alderman of the Citie of London.
TO THE WORSHIPFVL, THE MASTER, WARDENS, AND Assistants of the Companie of Carpenters of the Citie of London: And to all other the curteous Readers.
THE FIRST PART OF THE CARPENTERS RVLE, shewing diuers grosse errors, generallie committed by Carpenters and others in mea∣suring of Timber, arising from the Rule, and the vse thereof.
CHAPTER. 1. The error in the Rules, and the reason thereof.
CHAP. 2. The great losse that commeth in buying of timber and Boord that is wainie, and measuring it as square.
CHAP. 3. That it is very false, to take for the square of a peece of Timber, the halfe of the breadth and thicknes, ad∣ded together: by which square, should be found the length of a foote in that peece.
CHAP. 4. The error in measuring of timber not hewed square but beuell.
CHAP. 5. The error in the ordinarie measuring of round Timber.
CHAP. 5. Error in measuring of Timber not fully round, but somewhat flat called Ouall fashion.
CHAP. 7. The error in measuring timber that is waynie.
CHAP. 8. That in measuring of Timber that is taper growne, it is false to take the square of the middle thereof, and so to giue vp the content by the common Rule.
THE SECOND PART OF THE CARPENTERS RVLE, Wherein is set downe sundrie plaine wayes, truly to measure ordinarie Timber, and Boord.
CHAPTER. 1. How Boords and planks are ordinarily measured.
CHAP. 2. How to measure Timber by a certaine way called Drawght-measure.
CHAP. 3. How Timber may be measured by Boord measure onely.
CHAP. 4. How Timber may be measured after the ordinarie way, by deducting the lost square.
CHAP. 5. How wainie or canted Timber may be measured.
CHAP. 6. How round Timber may be measured.
CHAP. 7. How Timber may be measured by Arithmeticke.
CHAP. 8. A second way how Timber may be measured by Arithmetick.
CHAP. 9. How Timber of vnequall sides, may, by Arithmetick, be brought into a square, and so measured by the common way.
CHAP. 10. A second way to finde the square of an vnequall sided peece of Timber, namely, by the Scale and com∣passe.
CHAP. 11. How that measure which is called boord∣measure is gathered.
CHAP. 12. How that measure which is called Timber∣measure is gathered.
The Table of Boord-measure.
The Table of Timber-measure.
THE THIRD PART OF THE CARPENTERS RVLE, Containing sundrie true waies to measure superficies and sollids, or (as wee call them) Boords and Timber, of extraor∣dinarie formes.
CHAPTER. 1. The meaning of certaine tearmes of Geometrie generally vsed in this third part.
CHAP. 2. How to raise and let fall a Perpendicular.
CHAP. 3. Of a Triangle and a Prisme, what they are, and how they be measured.
CHAP. 4. What a Parallelogram is, and how it is measured.
CHAP. 5. What a Rombus is, and how it is measured.
CHAP. 6. What a Romboides is, and how it is measured.
CHAP. 7. What a Trapezium is, and how it is measured.
CHAP. 8. What a regular mani-sided figure is, and how it is measured.
CHAP. 9. How irregular mani-sided figures are measured.
CHAP. 10. What a Circle, a Semicircle, and a Sector are, and how they be measured.
CHAP. 11. How to measure Sections of a Circle.
CHAP. 12. What a Pyramis is, and how it is measured.
CHAP. 13. How to measure parts of a pyramis, or timber that is taper growne.
CHAP. 14. What a Cone is, and how it is measured.