The Architecture Puzzler
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Architecture Puzzler #203
What is the difference between a half-mortise and a half-surface hinge?
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Architecture Puzzler #202
In 1832, George Washington Snow is said to have constructed the first "balloon-frame" building out of small sticks of lumber. Requiring less lumber and fewer skills to construct, balloon framing quickly displaced timber framing. What made this possible?
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