Practical Building Conservation. Volume 5. Wood, Glass & Resins by…

Practical Building Conservation. Volume 5. Wood, Glass & Resins English Heritage Technical Handbook

Gower Technical Publications [1989] 1990

xi + 114pp with b/w plates and diagrams in text. 4to. Boards in dw. Volume 5 Wood, Glass and Resins examines the repair and treatment of timber and glass. Sections on wood analyse the problems of fungi, insects, and timer distortion and explore the use of substitute materials and finishes for external surfaces. Techniques for conservation of historic glass include an evaluation of cleaning methods, treatment of paint loss and how to protect glass from vandalism, breakage and the problems of variable climatic conditions.

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