a level surface to place drinks. The infill section of rails is usually constructed of the repeated use of pickets or balusters. These can come in a number of materials, shapes, and sizes. Related Articles How to build a deck 6 - Railing
The Kilbourne 1923 SEARS ROEBUCK MODERN HOMES A steeper than usual roof pitch adds a bit of the English Cottage to an otherwise very Craftsman-style bungalow home. The facade is particularly handsome with the two forward gables and the large front porch and terrace. Inside, it is very modern with an open floor plan and easy access from one room to the next. Convenience was clearly a consideration when Sears' designers planned the Kilbourne.
Designed by Eric Moser, Sugarberry Cottage embodies all the notions of a historic Lowcountry cottage but with modern amenities. Siding and shutters are made from environmentally friendly and low-maintenance composite materials. A gabled roof with exposed rafter tails and a metal roof underscore the historic look. -- Photo by Jean Allsopp via Southern Living
Craftsman Home - Craftsman homes display a return to a simpler, more modest style of architectural design. They are relatively small and intimate, with low, gabled roofs with large overhangs, and wide front porches anchored by tapering posts.