The Garden Guide

Book: Gardening Tools, Equipment and Buildings
Chapter: Chapter 6: Structures used in Gardening

Glazing for curvilinear glass houses

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2100. In glazing curvilinear houses, it is necessary either to anneal and bend the glass or still to use small panes; and, in the latter case, it is considered best to throw the panes into triangles. By adopting triangular panes, the most singular-shaped roofs may be glazed as perfectly as the simplest forms of surface.