The Garden Guide

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

Timber glazing bars for conservatories

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2082. The materials of movable roofs are most commonly timber; but frequently also timber and iron, or timber and copper joined together. Thus, cost-iron and wrought-iron rafters are frequently used; and in these are placed sashes with styles and rails of timber, and bars of copper, and of cast or wrought iron.