In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Three balusters per tread with double-tread attachment produce a strong stable railing; matching balcony railing kits are also available.
- The roof of Cornish slate was similarly recreated using old slate found in the garden foe matching purposes; the balustrade and balusters were also beautifully reconstructed.
- Here, too were the louvres, the broad-based wooden benches, the curvilinear balusters supporting rails around polished wooden platforms.
- I bashed and pulled the broomstick railings out, revealing the sawed off bottoms of the old balusters and a thick layer of paint and something undefinable (distemper, maybe) in between them.
- Keeping the Orpheum's original architectural style intact was crucial to the Sioux City community, and entire sections of railing, balusters, and terrazzo steps needed to be painstakingly recreated.
- From the entrance hall on the ground floor, a sweeping staircase, with wrought iron balusters and a highly polished wooden handrail, rises to the upper floor, which is lit by a large cupola.
- The vertical posts are called rails or balusters if it is a balcony.
- This circularity is echoed and enhanced by the razor-sharp curvilinear forms of apsidal niches, rounded arches, semicircular columns, Ionic volutes, decorative ovals, and turned balusters and kraters.
- It features a stairway with turned timber balusters.
- Simple incised arches adorn the squared terminals of the balusters that support the top shelf.
- The heavy balusters had given way to light balusters and balustroids by the 1730s and 1740s.
- Mold-making polyurethane is an economical substitute for silicone or latex to cast decorative concrete tabletops, balusters, or replicas of natural rocks and boulders.
- A sprayer can be used, but some deck experts prefer to use a long-handled painting pad on decking, and painting ‘mitts’ or a brush on railings and balusters.
- The old railing was replaced by classic turned-wood balusters.
- Teak handrails are supported on sheets of toughened glass as balusters.
- The turned rear posts have similar sequences of balls, balusters, and columns.
- Oak hardwood floors, watercolors and oils, antiques, carved balusters and its balustrade, plush carpets… all melded together in artistic grace and simple complexity.
- The table tombs are particularly elegant-flat ledger stones supported on vase-shaped marble balusters.
- Maple handrails cap lacy steel balusters painted with Hammerite, a brand of finish that crinkles as it dries, resulting in a hammered-iron look.
- You can also use a combination of materials, such as an oak handrail and oak treads combined with painted hemlock balusters.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
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