I'm looking for a description of 'dutch lap' siding.
I've found a description on line that specifies dutch lap as laying up
shingles or slates lapping those below and also those to one side, but
not a description of a profile.
Locally, Charleston SC, 'German siding' and 'novelty siding' are used
for coved siding.
Does anyone know what profile might be indicated by 'dutch lap'?
It looks like thicker clapboard with a beveled or coved upper
section. This is wood and the more traditional profile:
This is vinyl, but it's the more common profile nowadays:
Similar to "Wales" - it's a derivative of an English word tht had a
negative connotation, tho' Iv eforgotten what that original meaning was -
anyhoo, the "Welsh" word for "Wales" is, IIRC, "Cwmry", pron. (again, IIRC)
something like "Koomrih" or "Koomree".
I don't know the origin of the name "German/Germany", but maybe it's
derived from some Roman word? I ought to check.
Word origins are IMO interesting ;)
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