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Rebuilding the front porch of America

Patrick Overton

Rebuilding the front porch of America

essays on the art of community making

by Patrick Overton

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Published by PrairieSea Press in Astoria, Or .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Community development -- United States.,
    • Community arts projects -- United States.,
    • Community life -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [161]-175).

      StatementPatrick Overton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN79.C6 O94 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 175 p. ;
      Number of Pages175
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3960679M
      ISBN 100970822901
      LC Control Number2001130086
      OCLC/WorldCa51655685

        The front door opens into an entry wing or foyer apart from the main house. To one side, a short flight of stairs leads down. To the other side, a short flight of stairs leads up. The front door opens directly into the main living area. Elsewhere in the room, a short flight of stairs leads down and a parallel short flight of stairs leads up. This episode on From the Front Porch features Annie's interview with travel writer Jodi Helmer and a discussion of her new book, Farm Fresh Georgia. Discover what Annie finds so hard about shopping local (rotting fruit in your refrigerator, anyone?) and how .

      From Front Porch to Back Seat: Courtship in Twentieth-century America - Chapter 4, Sex Control Summary & Analysis Beth L. Bailey This Study Guide consists of approximately 23 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of From Front Porch to Back Seat. Ron Sutherland/Photolibrary Collection/Getty Images. Ipé (pronounced ee-pay) is an almost magical South American Forest Service Products Laboratory gives ipé top marks for bug and rot resistance, and the wood is so hard, it's nearly as difficult to burn as concrete. It is dense and very heavy, which makes it somewhat difficult to work with but a wonderful wood to use with stone.

        Before beginning any restoration or rebuilding, it’s worthwhile to document existing joinery and spacing details with photographs and/or a sketch that includes measurements on all components, even when the parts are beyond saving. What’s left may provide clues to construction techniques that gave the porch its initial long life. 4. Brace the existing porch roof, if necessary. Many wooden front porches are connected to the wall of the house at the roof line, so if the porch will retain its original roof, brace the roof.


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pages, Columbia College, Rogers Road, Columbia, MissouriReview by Gita Gulati, The Cleveland Foundation. Rebuilding the Front Porch of America is a collection of previously presented essays by Patrick Overton, an arts administrator and community organizer in Missouri.

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For the past five months I have been rebuilding our front porch. The old porch had a failing foundation and was looking like it could fall down at any moment. When we bought the house we knew we would have to do something about it, and two years later we finally did.

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