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Selected Reading On Painting (Transparent And Opaque Finishes)

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0990002S

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Preservation Technology Source Book

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Finishes

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Painting

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Selected Reading On Painting (Transparent And Opaque Finishes)



SELECTED READING ON PAINTING (TRANSPARENT AND OPAQUE FINISHES)


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

-    Anyanwu, Desmond.  "Lead Paint Hazard Present in Many Older
         Buildings (Part I)."  Kansas Preservation,
         September/October 1991, pp. 4-5.

-    ________.  "Lead Paint Hazard Present in Many Older Buildings
         (Part II)."  Kansas Preservation, March/April 1992, pp.
         5-6.

-    ________.  "Lead Paint Hazard Present in Many Older Buildings
         (Part III)."  Kansas Preservation, May/June 1992, pp. 5-
         6.

-    Battle, Robert.  "Brush Care."  The Old-House Journal,
         May/June 1991, pp. 54.

-    Bock, Gordon.  "Whitewash and Calcimine:  Paints that Ain't."
         The Interior's Handbook for Historic Buildings, Vol. 2.
         Washington, D.C.:  Historic Preservation Education
         Foundation, 1993, pp. 6-19 - 6-18.

-    ________.  "What to Do About Peeling Ceilings."  The Old-House
         Journal, January/February 1993, pp. 34-35.

-    ________.  "Stripping Paint from Windows Without Breaking the
         Glass."  The Old-House Journal, September/October 1989,
         pp. 39-40.

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

-    Broadnax, Frank.  "Refinishing Clinic... Why I Swear By Tung
         Oil."  The Old-House Journal, March 1977, pp. 27-28.

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

-    Chase, Sara B.  "Painting Historic Interiors."  Preservation
         Briefs #28.  Washington, D.C.:  U.S. Department of the
         Interior, 1992.

-    Elliott, Lynn.  "Restoration Products - Lead Testing Kits."
         The Old-House Journal, July/August 1992, p. 60.

-    Fisher, Thomas.  "(A) Prologue to Paint."  Progressive
         Architecture, November 1984, pp. 131-136.

-    Gagne, Cole.  "Glossary of Historic Paints."  The Old-House
         Journal, May 1986, pp. 178-179.

-    Gola, Edward F.  "Avoiding Mistakes In Exterior Painting."
         The Old-House Journal, June 1976, pp. 1, 9-11.

-    Gozdan, Walt.  "Latex Paint, Understanding the Advantages."
         The Old-House Journal, May/June 1991, pp. 30-31.

-    Grimmer, Anne E.  "Dangers of Abrasive Cleaning to Historic
         Buildings."  Preservation Briefs #6.  Washington, D.C.:
         U.S. Department of the Interior, 1979.

-    Hardingham, David.  "One Gallon Covers... Part 1, Preparing
         For Painting."  The Old-House Journal, October 1980, pp.
         133-136.

-    ________.  "One Gallon Covers... Part 2, Choosing Equipment."
         The Old-House Journal, November 1980, pp. 159-162,

-    ________.  "One Gallon Covers... Part 3, Materials &
         Strategy."  The Old-House Journal, December 1980, pp.
         185-188.

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

-    Hickman, Janet C., and the OHJ Technical Staff.  "Chemical
         Paint Strippers."  The Old-House Journal,
         January/February 1991, pp. 36-40.

-    Jansen, James L.  "22 Tips to a Better Paint Job."  The Old-
         House Journal, November/December 1987, pp. 49-50.

-    Jones, Larry.  "Don't Overlook the Heat Plate, It's More
         Versatile Than We Thought."  The Old- House Journal,
         January/February 1984, pp. 12-13.

-    ________.  "Painting Galvanized Metal."  The Old-House
         Journal, January/February 1984, pp. 10-11.

-    Kemnitzer, David A.  "Paint Removal from Historic Interiors."
         The Interior's Handbook for Historic Buildings.
         Washington, D.C.:  Historic Preservation Education
         Foundation, 1988.

-    Knight, Katherine.  "Restoration Materials in the 1990's:
         California Leanin' is Becoming a Reality."  The Old-House
         Journal, November/December 1989, pp. 28-31.

-    Labine, Clem.  "(The) Fight is Settled!  Here Are Guidelines
         For Using Dip-Stripping To Remove Paint."  The Old-House
         Journal, August 1982, pp. 157-160.

-    ________.  "Paint-Encrusted Plaster Woes."  The Old-House
         Journal, July 1984, pp. 111, 124-125.

-    ________.  "Refinishing Paint-Stripped Woodwork."  The Old-
         House Journal, January 1976, pp. 1, 9-10.

-    ________.  "Restoring Clear Finishes; Reviving Is Easier and
         Cheaper Than Total Stripping."  The Old-House Journal,
         November 1982, pp. 221, 238-241.

-    ________.  "Selecting a Clear Finish For Paint-Stripped
         Woodwork."  The Old-House Journal, November 1984, pp.
         197-199.

-    ________.  "Don't Paint It - Wash It!"  The Old-House Journal,
         August/September 1984, pp. 142-143.

-    ________.  "Preparing To Paint."  The Old-House Journal, June
         1977, pp. 70-71.

-    ________.  "Selecting the Best Exterior Paint."  The Old-House
         Journal, July 1976, pp. 1, 10-11.

-    MacDonald, Marylee.  "Getting Rid of Lead."  The Old-House
         Journal, July/August 1992, pp. 47-54.

-    McNamara, Sarah.  "Keeping Brass Beautiful."  The Old-House
         Journal, April 1984, pp. 55-57.

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

-    Mosca, Matthew J.  "Historic Paint Research:  Determining the
         Original Colors."  The Old-House Journal, April 1981, pp.
         81-83.

-    O'Donnell, Bill.  "Flow-On Paint Stripping; A Good Compromise
         Between Hand-Stripping and Dip-Stripping."  The Old-House
         Journal, July/August 1986, pp. 279-281.

-    ________.  "Unwanted Texture Finish; How to Get Rid Of It."
         The Old-House Journal, October 1986,  pp. 374-377.

-    ________.  "After You Strip - Before You Finish."  The Old-
         House Journal, January/February 1987, pp. 43-47.

-    ________.  "Masking Before Painting."  The Old-House Journal,
         May 1986, pp. 175-177.

-    ________.  "Reconditioning Floors."  The Old-House Journal,
         December 1985, pp. 201, 218-219.

-    ________.  "Cleaning & Maintaining Brushes."  The Old-House
         Journal, May 1986, p. 174

-    O'Donnell, Bill, and Jonathan Poore.  "Checklist for
         Painting."  The Old-House Journal, May 1986, pp. 190-193.

-    Park, Sharon C.  "Managing Lead in Building Interiors:  An
         Emerging Approach."  The Interior's Handbook for Historic
         Buildings, Vol. 2, Washington, D.C.:  Historic
         Preservation Education Foundation, 1993.

-    Pashek, Robert A.  "Letters to the Editor... Strippers
         Beware."  The Old-House Journal, May/June 1985, p. 10.

-    Poore, Patricia.  "Stripping Exterior Masonry."  The Old-House
         Journal, January/February 1985, pp. 1, 26-28.

-    ________.  "Stripping Paint from Exterior Wood."  The Old-
         House Journal, December 1985, pp. 207-211.

-    ________.  "It's Not As Easy As It Looks:  Preparation,
         Priming, Painting."  The Old-House Journal, April 1981,
         pp. 84-88.

-    Poore, Patricia, and Bill O'Donnell.  "Exterior Stains."  The
         Old-House Journal, June 1986, pp. 232-234.

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

-    Technical Staff, OHJ.  "(The) Basics of Stripping Paint (From
         Just About Anything)."  Patricia Poore.  The Old-House
         Journal, January/February 1988, pp. 38-43.

-    ________.  "Commercial Paint Stripping; Sub-contracting
         Interior Jobs."  The Old-House Journal, July/August 1988,
         pp. 29-33.

-    ________.  "48 Paint Stripping Tips."  The Old-House Journal,
         March 1983, pp. 44-45.

-    ________.  "Paint Strippers, Take Note... Lead Poisoning
         Update."  The Old-House Journal, May 1982, p. 98.

-    ________.  "Stripping Paint."  The Old-House Journal, December
         1982, pp. 249-252.

-    ________.  "Stripping With The Heat Gun."  The Old-House
         Journal, November 1979, pp. 126-127.

-    ________.  "Refinishing Clinic... Using the Right Products."
         The Old-House Journal, January 1982, pp. 16-18.

-    ________.  "Exterior Painting:  Problems & Solutions."  The
         Old- House Journal, September/October 1987, pp. 35-39.

-    ________.  "Painting Doors & Windows."  The Old-House Journal,
         December 1980, p. 201.

-    ________.  "Paintbrushes."  The Old-House Journal, May 1986,
         pp. 171-173.

-    Tyler, James B.  "Restorer's Notebook - Testing Dip-Stripped
         Wood."  The Old-House Journal, January 1980, p. 11.

-    Weeks, Kay D., and David W. Look.  "Exterior Paint Problems on
         Historic Woodwork."  Preservation Briefs #10.
         Washington, D.C.:  U.S. Department of the Interior, 1982.

-    Welsh, Frank S.  "Paint Analysis."  APT Bulletin, Vol. XIV,
         No. 4, 1982, pp. 29-30.

-    ________.  "(A) Methodology For Exposing and Preserving
         Architectural Graining."  APT Bulletin, Vol. VIII, No. 2,
         1976, pp. 70-75.

-    Wolf, Stephen L.  "True Grit."  The Old-House Journal, May
         1983, pp. 87-89.

-    Zirkle, John F.  "Refinishing Clinic... Painting Galvanized
         Metal; A Whitewash Formula; Preserving An Unpainted
         Fence; Correcting a Water Stain."  The Old-House Journal,
         September 1979, p.107.


BOOKS

-    Cassens, Daniel L., and William C. Feist.  Finishing Wood
         Exteriors; Selection, Application, and Maintenance.
         Washington, D.C.:  U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1986
         (Agriculture Handbook No. 647)

-    Gibbia, S.W.  Wood Finishing and Refinishing, (revised
         edition).  New York:  Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1971.

-    Moss, Roger.  Century of Color, Exterior Decoration for
         American Buildings, 1820-1920.  Watkins Glen:  American
         Life Foundation, 1981.

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

-    Weismantel, Guy E., ed.  Paint Handbook.  New York:  McGraw-
         Hill Book Company, 1981.


OTHER REFERENCES

-    Bevil, Marianne, Meredith Fiske, and Anne-Leslie Owens.
         "Painting Historic Buildings:  Materials and Techniques:
         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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