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Context of A new set of tables, calculated after a plain, easy, and correct method : in which, by inspection, are given the true solid contents of any piece of timber or stone, &c. The Whole contrived To answer all Questions, that can be had in an End of 18 Inches square, to Quarters of Inches in the Scantling, and the true Contents given, without Loss or Gain, in Feet, Inches, and Parts, &c. (viz.) to 5 Places of Figures in Duodecimals. Being Of great Use to Surveyors, Carpenters, Sawyers, Masons, and all Others concern'd in Buying or Selling such Materials us'd in the Building-Way: And Never made out by any Author before to this Exactness. With some animadversions on the work of a late author in this way ; Setting forth The Insufficiency of his Method to compleat a Work of this Nature. By John Worgan, surveyor
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