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Conserving buildings : a manual of techniques and materials.

Author: Martin E Weaver
Publisher: New York ; Chichester : Wiley, 1997.
Series: Preservation press.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
Building materials of wood, stone, ceramic, masonry and metalwork, slate roofing, architectural glass, paints and costings, and foundations and footings are covered in this manual which is aimed at both homeowners and professionals.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin E Weaver
ISBN: 0471509442 9780471509448
OCLC Number: 59589237
Notes: Previous edition: 1993.
Description: 288 pages : illustrations
Contents: A General Introduction to the Conservation of Buildings; Investigating Old Buildings; The Study of Building Materials; Restoring and Repairing Old Wooden Structures; Restoring Stonework; Architectural Ceramics; Cementitious Materials; Cleaning Masonry; Architectural Metalwork; Paints and Coatings (by Frank G. Matero); Architectural Glass; Foundations and Footings; Restoring Slate Roofing; Synthetic Resins, Polymers, and Preservation; Historic Wallpapers; Index.
Series Title: Preservation press.


This volume is a practical, state-of-the-art sourcebook for contractors and homeowners involved in maintaining and restoring historic buildings, as well as a technical desktop reference for all  Read more...


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