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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #203

    What is the difference between a half-mortise and a half-surface hinge?


     

    Question from Last Week:
    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?  

    Answer to Puzzler #202


     

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    Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects

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