Step-ladders

A step-ladder, or pair of steps, as it is otherwise called, is an important item of the household equipment which any amateur joiner of fair skill can easily put together. For the sides are wanted two 4-foot 3-inch lengths of wood measuring 4 inches by $ inch after planing. The top, A, is 18 inches … Read more

Ladders

Ladders which will be much exposed to the weather should be kept well painted, especially at the ends of the rungs, which are their most vulnerable points. If a ladder is so long that it cannot be housed under cover, it should be hung on spikes driven into a wall, and protected from the rain … Read more

Mating the Loft Useful

The word loft usually suggests that rather useless portion of a house to which access is possible only by means of rickety steps and unstable ladders. In fact, the whole apartment is definitely associated with insecurity and trouble, for when one gets to the loft there is the possibility of putting ones foot through the … Read more