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Historic Preservation - Technical Procedures

Spectitle:

Selected Reading On Wood Flooring

Procedure code:

0955001S

Source:

Preservation Technology Source Book

Division:

Finishes

Section:

Wood Flooring

Last Modified:

02/24/2012

Details:

Selected Reading On Wood Flooring



SELECTED READING ON WOOD FLOORING


This standard includes a listing of some known sources that may be
referenced for additional information on specific issues relating
to this subject.


ARTICLES/PAPERS

-    Bettes, W. Lee.  "Parquet Redux."  Traditional Building,
         September/October 1993, Vol. 6, No. 5, pp. 46-55.

-    ________.  "Repair and Replication of Parquetry Floors."  The
         Interior's Handbook for Historic Buildings, Vol. 2.
         Washington, D.C.:  Historic Preservation Education
         Foundation, 1993, pp. 4-21 - 4-28.

-    Bock, Gordon.  "Those ?*X!!*?#! Cracks."  The Old-House
         Journal, November/December 1990, pp. 34-35.

-    ________.  "Floor-Finish Options."  The Old-House Journal,
         November/December 1990, pp. 22-25.

-    Broadnax, Frank.  "Refinishing Clinic... Refinishing Wood
         Floors."  The Old-House Journal, April 1977, pp. 42-43.

-    Eisenberg, Donna T.  "Identifying Wood Rot."  Building
         Renovation, November/December 1993, pp. 35-39.

-    Herman, Dr. Frederick.  "Refinishing Floors; Think Twice
         Before Sanding."  The Old-House Journal, February 1981,
         pp. 27, 44-45.

-    Labine, Clem.  "The Rise of the Wood Floor."  Traditional
         Building, September/October 1991, Vol. 4, No. 5, pp. 34-
         40.

-    ________.  "Wood Flooring."  Traditional Building,
         January/February 1990, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 15-19.

-    Leeke, John.  "Fixing Hardwood Floors; How to Remove and
         Replace Tongue-&-Groove Floorboards."  The Old-House
         Journal, November/December 1990, pp. 30-33.

-    Mehn, Daniel J.  "Floor Refinishing, A Radical Alternative."
         The Old-House Journal, August 1977, pp. 89-92.

-    O'Donnell, Bill.  "Reconditioning Floors."  The Old-House
         Journal, December 1985, pp. 201, 218-219.

-    Poore, Patricia.  "Fixing Old Floors:  Repairing and Replacing
         Floorboards."  The Old-House Journal, March 1981, pp. 61-
         63.

-    ________.  "Fixing Old Floors:  Construction Types and Sub-
         Floor Repairs."  The Old-House Journal, February 1981,
         pp. 48-70.

-    ________.  "Picking a Floor Finish."  The Old-House Journal,
         May 1981, pp. 107-113.

-    Technical Staff, OHJ.  "How to Deal With Sagging, Sloping,
         Squeaking Old Floors."  The Old-House Journal, January
         1981, pp. 7-10.


BOOKS

-    Belle, John, John R. Hoke, and Stephen A. Kliment, eds.
         Traditional Details for Building Restoration, Renovation,
         and Rehabilitation; From the 1932-1951 Editions of
         "Architectural Graphic Standards".  New York:  John Wiley
         & Sons, Inc., 1991.

-    Weaver, Martin E., with F. G. Matero.  Conserving Buildings:
         Guide to Techniques and Materials.  New York:  John Wiley
         & Sons, Inc., 1993.


OTHER REFERENCES

-    Avrami, Erica C.  "Preserving Wood Features in Historic
         Buildings:  An Annotated Bibliography."  Washington,
         D.C.:  Preservation Assistance Division, National Park
         Service, U.S. Department of the Interior; and,
         Murfreesboro, TN:  Middle Tennessee State University,
         1993.

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