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There is one basic twist here with 45° peaks. The ribbon can be solid or striped.
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Instead of one of the ribbons overlapping the other, this one has a different wood at the intersection. Though the grain is rotated 90° from the holes between the ribbons. This pattern can also be looked at as a chain of squares. This pattern could go around the corner. You cut in the middle of a repeat. For piece dimensions use: 2-Ribbons-90-Gaps-Intersect.xls spreadsheet
|52||Crown Heights North I 1894 |
This is the same as #21 with 1-3/4" for width of strip.
Lefferts Manor 1909
Crown Heights North Historic District II 1909
Ditmas Park 1903
West Midwood 1905
Ditmas Park 1904
West Midwood 1908-11
|87||Prospect Heights Historic District 1901 |
This is a more practical variant of the one below from the catalog with a triple-stripe band. You have mahogany and quarter-sawn oak ribbons on a maple background. 2-Ribbons-Gaps-Overlap spreadsheet will get the piece sizes, but not the quantity by wood type. Ribbon width is 1". Inner square is 3/4". Giving a 4" wide pattern with 1" wide oak strips along each side. A perfect size for a hall. One of my favorites. Inner field is fingerblock parquet with 1-1/2" wide slats in a 9" square.
|190||Stuyvesant Heights Historic District 1892 |
Pattern border is 7-1/2" wide. Surrounding is 1-5/8" oak, 1-3/8" mahogany and 2" oak. Inner field is 8" diagonal fingerblock with four fingers.
|211||Fiske Terrace 1905 |
Pattern border is 7-1/2" wide. Maple square is 2-5/8". Mahogany ribbons are 1-3/8". Surrounding is 1" oak, 1/4" mahogany, 1" oak, 1-3/8" mahogany. Inner field is 2" slats laid straight.
|97||Bedford-Stuyvesant 1897 |
The ribbon has a strip width of 1", giving the border pattern a width of 4-1/4". It is surrounded by feature strips of 1" oak, 1" mahogany, and 2" oak. Inner field is diagnonal fingerblock in four strips of 2" × 8".
|15||From Parquet Floors and Borders, 1895, page 35.|
See in archive.org. I like the border continuing around the corner and there not being a corner block. A miter in the right place puts them together. I changed the feature strips from the picture to ribbons matching the inner twisted ribbons. The usual way. I made various measured drawings. See 2-Ribbons-Gaps-Overlap spreadsheet.
|141||Prospect Lefferts Gardens 1915 |
Inner squares are 1-5/8". Band width is 7/8". Inner field is 1" strips in 12" fingerblock.
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