Selected Reading On General Wood Carpentry

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


-    Briscoe, Frank.  "Wood-Destroying Insects."  The Old-House
         Journal, March/April 1991, pp. 34-39.

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

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

-    Jones, Larry.  "Wood Woes."  The Old-House Journal, September
         1986, pp. 325-327.

-    ________.  "Epoxy Consolidation."  The Old-House Journal,
         April 1982, p. 86.

-    Kahn, Eve M.  "Wood Restoration:  Epoxies Fill in the Gaps."
         Traditional Building, September/October 1991, Vol. 4, No.
         5, pp. 16-23.

-    Keiser, Alan D. and Shelby R.  "Demystifying Epoxy, Using
         Epoxies to Repair Damaged Wood."  The Old-House Journal,
         May 1982, pp. 103-106.

-    Kline, Roger & Donna.  "Detection And Treatment of Wood
         Destroying Insects."  The Old-House Journal, June 1976,
         p. 5.

-    Labine, Clem.  "Defeating Decay."  The Old-House Journal, May
         1981, pp. 103-106.

-    ________.  "Insects That Eat Houses."  The Old-House Journal,
         June 1981, pp. 129-132.

-    Leeke, John.  "How to Use Epoxies to Repair Rotted Exterior
         Wood."  The Old-House Journal, May/June 1989, pp. 22-26.

-    O'Donnell, Bill.  "After You Ship...Before You Finish."  The
         Old-House Journal, January/February 1987, pp. 43-47.

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

-    Technical Staff, OHJ.  "How To Keep Wood From Rotting."  The
         Old-House Journal, December 1983, pp. 225-228.

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


-    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.

-    Ellis, George.  Modern Practical Joinery.  3rd.ed.  New York:
         Scribners, 1902; reprint ed., Fresno, CA: Linden
         Publishing Company Inc., 1987.

-    Phillips, Morgan W., and Judith E. Selwyn.  Epoxies for Wood
         Repairs in Historic Buildings.  Washington, D.C.:  U.S.
         Department of the Interior, Heritage Conservation and
         Recreation Service, 1978.

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


-    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,

-    Bleekman, III, George M., et. al.  "Twentieth Century Building
         Materials:  1900-1950:  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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