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A breaking down of walls And a crying to the mountain.
Those who were carrying loads did so by keeping one hand on the work and the other on their weapon.
They all built the wall and those who bore burdens loaded themselves; everyone with one of his hands worked in the work, and with the other held his weapon;
who were rebuilding the wall.
Nehemiah 4:17 who were building the wall
A better roof could be made with sawed lumber, but that increased the cost of the soddy. Lumber roofs consisted of a combination of 2x6s for a ridge post, 2x4s for rafters, and wood sheathing nailed over the rafters. Many of the roofs were covered with sod cut somewhat thinner than that used in the side walls. Tar paper in between the sheathing and the sod helped cut down the number of leaks. But the best roofs were shingled.
Worker Building Border Wall Prototype Falls Down ..
As for the builders, each wore his sword girded at his side as he built, while the trumpeter stood near me.…They which built on the wall, and they that bore burdens, with those that laded, every one with one of his hands worked in the work, and with the other hand held a weapon.bare burdensevery one (That is, he had his arms at hand; and was as fully prepared to fight as to work.
Worker Building Border Wall Prototype Falls ..
Wooden door frames were set in place as the wall construction began. Window frames of wood were positioned when the wall reached the proper height. Sod was laid around the sides and on top of boards placed above the window frame. A gap, left at the top above the frame, was filled with rags or grass, which allowed the sod to settle without crushing the glass panes in the window. Pegs, driven into the sod through holes in the frames, held them in place. A variety of materials was were used, depending on the locality and the finances of the builder. Cedar logs, when available, were used as ridge poles because they were rot-resistant and strong.