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s. ARClDlACONO SHINGLE CONSTRUCTION Filed May 31, 1928 I INVENTOR flm Mam A TTORNEYEE:
Patented June 24, 1930 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE SALVATORE SHINGLE CONSTRUCTION Application filed Eay 81, 1925. Serial No. 281,767.
Figures 1 and 2 are respectively plan views of the two classes of shingles embodied in my roofing.
Figure 3 is a fragmentary plan view of the roofing.
This roofing comprises generally two classes of shingles, the shingles of each class being designed to be arranged end to end in a row, the shingles of one class being arranged alternately with and lapping the row of shingles of the other class; and the shingles of one class being formed at theirlower edges with projections and cut-outs 'of one half of two kinds of geometrical figures, and the shingles of the other class being formed with complemental cut-outs and projections arranged to complete the geometrical figure when brought into juxtaposition with the projections and cut-outs of the shingles of the first class.
1 and 2 designate respectively the two classes of shingles, these being multiple composlition shingles of any well known materia The shingles 1 are arranged in one row while the shingles 2 are arranged in another row lapping the row of shingles 1 and also alternately with the shingles 1 so that they lap the joint between the shingles 1 substantially equally on opposite sides of the joint.
The shingles 1 are provided with semihexagonal projections 3 and semiquadrangular projections 4 with the interposed cut-outs 5, 6; the shingles 2 are formed with semihexagonal cut-outs 7 and semiquadrangular cut-outs 8 complemental to the projections 3 and 4.
Thus when the shingles are brought into juxtapositiom'the hexagonal projections and ABUIDIAOONO, 0F FULTON, NEW YORK cut-outs provide an hexagonal outline, and the semiq uadrangular projections and cutouts provlde a quadran the roofing is compose agons and quadrangles.
hexagons of one column lar outline. Hence of columns of hex- The sides of the form the sides of the quadrangles of the next columns.
The upper edges of both classes of the shingles are straight. Therefore both shinof the proper width at one operation without any waste otmaterial.
What I claim is:
shingles, terial without waste, class bein placeable shingles 0 one class nately with other class, straight, the
1. A roofing comprising two classes of cut from a continuous strip of mathe shingles of each end to end and the being arranged alter and lapping the shingles of the one edge of both shin les being shingle of one class aving at its other edge projections and cut-outs of substantially one half of two forms of geometrical figures, class having at its other cut-outs and projections the shingles of the other edge 'complemental of the other half of said geometrical figures so arranged that the two classes when brought into juxtaposition, the projections of each with the cut-outs of the other complete the two forms of eometrical figures, roo forming a plurality and the completed of rows of each of said geometrical figures alternately arranged.
2. A roofing comprising two classes of shingles, the shingles of each class being placeable end to end and the shingles of one class being arranged alternately with and lapping the shingles of the other class, one edge of both shingles being straight, the shingle of: one class having at its other edge projections and cut-outs of part of a hexagon and of a quadrangle and the shingles of the other class having at its other edge complemental' cut-outs and projections so arranged that when the two classes are brought into juxtaposition, the projections of each with the cut-outs of the other form complete hexagons and quadranglcs, roof forming a plurality and the completed of rows of each of gles may be cut from a roll of the material 9 mid? arranged,
In testimony whereof K have hereunto signad my name at Fulton, in the county of 3 ()swegmg anoi in the State of New York, this 19 day of May 1928.
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