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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

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 March 1933
A catalogue detailing the items that N.L Rigg can supply. It includes detailed information on ordering and delivery options. Items they supply include doors, joinery, netting, stoves, basins, wire and paint to name but a few.

Venetian blinds : a survey of the foundation and development of the Venetian blind, its uses, advantages and applications, together with the modern modus operandi of manufacture and selling
"Venetian blinds have enjoyed a revival in popularity during recent years and there has been a considerable improvement in their design and much development in their efficient manufacture. There has also been a wider field of application and…

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.

Fibrolite : the Australian made asbestos cement sheets, asbestos cement slates, asbestos cement corrugated sheets
The ideal building material for Australian homes -- above Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Pamphlet Collection.Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

Building catalogue for Fibrolite asbestos-cement sheets and slates
Includes floor plans for 10 structures, including 8 houses, 1 hall and 1 garage; approximate rail freight costs, and product dimensions and crate weights.

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