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Home building and building products

Title

Home building and building products

Description

A fascinating range of materials relating to home building and renovating. There are a number of trade catalogues containing items available to the home builder and carpenter.

Subject

Architecture, design and town planning

Items in the Home building and building products collection

The all-electric home : issued by the State Electricity Commission of Victoria, the Melbourne City Council and the Melbourne Electric Supply Company Ltd in connection with The All-Electrical Exhibition in the Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne ...
A joint publication issued in conjunction with the All-Electrical Exhibition in Melbourne in 1927, promoting the use of electricity in the home to save domestic labour, particularly by women. Electric lighting, dustless cleaning, fire without smoke,…

Whitco casement hardware : the original cleaning hinge
Promotional material for a casement sash window that allows the window to swing and reverse, aiding cleaning and ventilation. Includes design specifications and simplified installation instructions.

Porcelain enamelled ware catalogue
Catalog of bathroom, kitchen and laundry ware, most available in eleven colours, all with dimensions supplied.

Wunderlich terra cotta and faience
Provides description of the uses and production of architectural terra cotta in building facades, together with illustrations of buildings in Sydney and Melbourne where it has been used.

Wunderlich ceramic veneer : glazed colourful terra-cotta : the immaculate facing for modern buildings
Provides description of the manufacture, specifications and use of ceramic veneer in building facades in Sydney and Melbourne.

Catalogue from N.L. Rigg : hardware & timber merchant, importer-manufacturer and hardwood mill owner, September 1933
A catalogue detailing the items that the firm of N.L Rigg can supply. It includes detailed information on ordering and delivery options. Items supplied include doors, joinery, netting, stoves, basins, wire and paint.

Wunderlich corrugated durabestos : asbestos cement-roofing and wall-siding
Technical information for construction purposes.

Wunderlich metal ceilings : and other manufactures in stamped metal
This price list is issued in conjunction with Catalogue M99, entitled Wunderlich metal ceilings and other manufactures in stamped metal, M93 entitled Wunderlich metal ceilings, and Catalogue M91 entitled Recent additions to the range of designs in…

Embossed metal decorations
Promotional material illustrating Wunderlich coats of arms and shields with design numbers, dimensions, and materials used. Photographs show the following designs: Australian coat of arms no. 1506; Royal Arms nos. 580, 719 and 1357; New South Wales…

A range of sundry Wunderlich building products
Illustrations, dimensions and product numbers for these ranges: Galvanised brick and rockface; Galvanised exterior sheetings; Galvanised window hoods; Hurricane skylights; Ventilators and louvres; Ventilating ridging, cowls and inlets; Ventilating…

Wunderlich architectural terra cotta : prize-winning facades
Features prizes awarded by the Royal Institute of British Architects, the Sulman Memorial Trust, and the Royal Victorian Institute of Architects for buildings using terra cotta supplied by Wunderlich Limited.

Colour in Wunderlich products
Terra cotta -- Vitreous enamels -- Name plates, etc. -- Metal letters -- Metal ceilings -- Wunderglaze --Bricks & brickettes -- Roofing tiles.Catalogue M. 80. 1/1/33.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Pamphlet…

Wunderlich building materials for walls, ceilings & roofs
Wunderlich art metal ceilings -- Artistic designs for every ceiling purpose -- Wunderlich steel wall linings -- How to fix Wunderlich art metal -- Durabestos building sheets -- Terra cotta roofing tiles.Catalogue No.: M.35 - 1.9.33.Cover design…

Wunderlich enamelled bronze letters
No. M.60-1/3/29.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Pamphlet Collection.Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

Hygiene : Wunderlich Ceilings
Use of metal ceilings in health facilities.

Wunderlich manufactures
At foot of cover: Abridged catalogue. Edition 1908.Caption title: Wunderlich metal ceilings.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Pamphlet Collection.Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

Modern doors & windows
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Pamphlet Collection.Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

Modern homes of Hardie's "Fibrolite" : artistic, durable, fire retardant, economical
Includes designs and plans for home design numbers 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 309 and 311.

Hardie's fibrous plaster sheets : for better and brighter walls and ceilings
Promotional material for Hardie's plaster products, including Embosoid sheets for walls and ceilings.

Better homes lower cost : build with Fibrolite asbestos cement sheets
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Pamphlet Collection.Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.