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Folk Victorian

Folk Victorian

As the industrial age made machine-cut wood details affordable and available to the average American, homeowners added mass-produced decorative trim (called gingerbread) to their small, simple folk cottages to dress them up in the style of the day.

 

 

Folk Victorian

Wednesday, 27 March 2013 19:42 Published in Folk Victorian Written by

Features Include:

  • Square, symmetrical, simple shape
  • Brackets under the eaves
  • Porches with spindle work or flat, jigsaw cut trim
  • Carpenter Gothic details
  • Low-pitched, pyramid shaped roof
  • Front gable and side wings

 

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Thank you for visiting my website. My name is Mark Smith and I reside in Stevensville, Michigan my wife and two children. I have been interested in Architecture since my boyhood days; however, because of my families business—a lumberyard—I never really got a chance to pursue my dream until later in my career. Read more...

 

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