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Stone Restoration Handbook

Author : Chris Daniels
ISBN : 9781847979087
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 66. 31 MB
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Whether you are an artisan, an architect or a homeowner, The Stone Restoration Handbook demonstrates the best approach and techniques to use when preserving and repairing historic buildings. It introduces the materials and the processes, and explains the proven methods to conserve, repair and restore stone, masonry, statuary and monuments. This new book is packed with illustrations, examples and advice on stone selection and working, lime and mortars, pointing, cleaning and repairing mortar and stone. It guides you through assessing the job on the first site visit through to discussing the options and difficulties you can face. This is essential reading for those who care for and repair historic buildings and monuments. Contents include: surveying for a conservation report; setting up workshop and tools; stone selection and working; lime and mortars; pointing; repairing mortar and stone; cleaning; consolidation; casting and scagliola. Superbly illustrated with 564 colour photographs.

Stone Masonry

Author : Ron O'Connor
ISBN : 1490960759
Genre :
File Size : 35. 88 MB
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Stone Masonry - Stone Restoration Handbook. By Ron O'Connor. A Master Mason offers guidance to the Stone Restoration Industry. He shares information and experiences that are useful to Professionals and Academics. It raises awareness of practical issues that need to be considered when making decisions about stone. The skills, insights, practical advice, and techniques highlighted should help to facilitate Surveying, Draughtsmanship, Stone Production, and Fixing. The author's character and reflections, about the evolution of stone masonry, also add interest. There is guidance for Clients, Architects, Engineers, Official Approvers, Draughtsmen, Main Contractors, Restoration Companies, Stone Suppliers, Scaffolders, Fixers, Students etc. There are references to interesting projects and locations like, Horse Guards Parade, Whitehall, Greenwich, Lord Nelson's column - Trafalgar Square, Parliament Square where the Nelson Mandela's statue and stone base is located, Portland etc. The book includes interesting photographs, drawings, illustrations, and instructional sketches. All sorts of stone work is covered from monuments and memorials to castles and palaces, public buildings to period houses and church repairs. Ron O'Connor's Stone Restoration Handbook is sharing knowledge gathered by four generations.

Handbook Of Polymers In Stone Conservation

Author : Elisabetta Princi
ISBN : 9781847355461
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 20. 84 MB
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This handbook is dedicated to the conservation of stone materials by the application of polymers. A short introduction on polymer chemistry is given to highlight their characteristics and properties. After the physical and chemical attributes of stone are summarised, the problems related to its degradation are discussed. Finally, the properties of the various polymers of potential value for stone restoration are reviewed and classified by schemes and tables, and pointers for the future are suggested.This handbook will be of great interest to those who share the author's enthusiasm for stone artworks and her dedication to their restoration and conservation.

The Architect S Remodeling Renovation Restoration Handbook

Author : H. Leslie Simmons
ISBN : UOM:39015015320859
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 52. 45 MB
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Contents include Introduction; Definitions; Existing Conditions; Obtaining Data; Photographing Work; Drawings & Schedules, and more. Bibliography. Index. 52 tables, 24 line drawings, 23 halftones.

Mustang Restoration Handbook

Author : Don Taylor
ISBN : 0895864029
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 41. 74 MB
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Ground up or section by section, this guide will show you how to restore your 1965-70 Mustang to like-new condition. Packed with dozens of identification charts and more than 450 photos and drawings. the guide covers year-by-year equipment changes and disassembly and assembly. A Mustang suppliers list is a bonus.

E Type Jaguar Restoration Manual

Author : Classic Motor Cars
ISBN : 9781785002854
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 49. 83 MB
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The E-Type Jaguar has been described on countless occasions as one of the most beautiful cars in the world. Over the years it has built a reputation amongst Jaguar enthusiasts and classic car collectors for being the ultimate classic to own. If you are lucky enough to own one and are planning to undertake the restoration work by yourself, this manual will take you through the full nut-and-bolt restoration of a very early example, E-Type Jaguar Chassis No 60. Restoration experts from the world's premier Jaguar restoration company, Classic Motor Cars Ltd, have written each chapter, giving you a first-hand account of the process. Contents: Preparing a workspace and dismantling the vehicle; Restoring and painting the body; Engine, electrics and transmission restoration; Assembly of the sub-assemblies, and final assembly; Trimming; Road testing and the first outing. This comprehensive manual for the complete restoration of an E-Type will be of great interest to motoring enthusiasts and motor mechanics, and is superbly illustrated with 700 colour photographs.

Coral Reef Restoration Handbook

Author : William F. Precht
ISBN : 9781420003796
Genre : Science
File Size : 63. 20 MB
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"... this book is the first to describe, in detail, the art and science of coral reef restoration. It is to be hoped that the information that can be gleaned within the pages of this book will set a path towards continued preservation of this valuable underwater treasure to be used, appreciated, and experienced for future generations." -- Senator Bob Graham (retired), Miami Lakes, Florida, from the Foreword Most of what we know about the rehabilitation of coral reef systems stems from efforts to repair reefs injured by vessels that have run aground. To date, however, there is a paucity of published literature regarding the efficacy and/or failure of coral reef restoration techniques. While most of the literature that is available comes from meeting abstracts, workshops and technical memoranda, these papers and reports have forged a scientific framework that can help guide future efforts. The Coral Reef Restoration Handbook is the first published volume devoted to the science of coral reef restoration. It offers a scientific, conceptual framework along with practical strategies for reef assessment and restoration. Contributors from a variety of disciplines discuss engineering, geological, biological, and socioeconomic factors to create a text that is designed to guide scientists and resource managers in the decision-making process from initial assessment of the injury through conceptual restoration design, implementation, and monitoring. An excellent selection of relevant case studies is utilized to illustrate concepts and challenges inherent in the process of restoration. This volume gives reef scientists and managers the opportunity to glean significant information from previous efforts. It provides them with the opportunity to build on the lessons learned and develop successful restoration efforts into the future.

Wetland Restoration Handbook For Wisconsin Landowners

Author : Alice Lee Thompson
ISBN : WISC:89102522406
Genre : Wetland restoration
File Size : 65. 7 MB
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A Citizen S Streambank Restoration Handbook

Author : Karen Firehock
ISBN : PSU:000024593274
Genre : Riparian areas
File Size : 48. 30 MB
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Stone Masonry

Author : John Ashurst
ISBN : 029139745X
Genre : Architectural metal-work
File Size : 53. 21 MB
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In five volumes, Practical Building Conservation provides a comprehensive and practical reference source for those involved in restoration, preservation, repair or maintenance of historic buildings. Architects, surveyors and building contractors will find it essential reading - whether they are responsible for repairing a large, historic site or part of the fabric of a small one.The authors consider the complete range of materials and the problems likely to occur with each. Chemical, mechanical and other forms of treatment are analysed with precise information on which form of restoration works best in each particular case. This is backed up by practical advice - covering everything from complicated repair processes (simply explained) to the removal of ground-in chewing gum from paving stones.The other volumes in this series include: brick, terracotta and earth; plasters, mortars and renders; metals; wood, glass and resins and in Volume 5 there is a comprehensive technical bibliography.Volume 1 Stone Masonry covers the repair and maintenance of stone. The book deals with diagnosing problems, routine maintenance, repair and replacement of all types of stone structures. Controlling organic growth is included as well as methods of grouting.Detailed sections explain the methods of repairing with mortar, masonry cleaning and its long term effects, and how to clean and treat marble and limestone. Finally the authors analyse the effects of masonry consolidants and colourless water repellent treatments.

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