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The Look: California Craftsman (a variation of the Arts & Crafts style)
• Ornamental structural features such as rafter tails and roof brackets highlight intricate carpentry and celebrate handcrafted details.
• The 12-over-1 windows, where the lower sash is a single pane, bring the outdoors in.
• Low, deep eaves and a covered front porch provide protection from the elements.
Read About It:
Arts and Crafts Design by William H. Varnum (Gibbs Smith, 1995) $19.95; gibbs-smith.com
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