Selected Reading On Lath And Plaster

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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.


-    Bock, Gordon.  "Restoring a Ceiling; Traditional Techniques
         for Three-Coat Plaster and Moldings."  The Old-House
         Journal, September/October 1990, pp. 50-55.

-    Bucher, Wm. Ward.  "(The) Crack Detective, Part I:  Beginning
         the Investigation."  The Old-House Journal, May 1981, pp.
         97, 114-117.

-    Flaharty, David.  "Preserving Historic Ornamental Plaster."
         Preservation Briefs #23.  Washington, D.C.:  U.S.
         Department of the Interior, 1990.

-    Garrison, John M.  "Decorative Plaster:  Running Cornices."
         The Old-House Journal, December 1984, pp. 213-219.

-    ________.  "Running Plaster Mouldings; Bench Work From Mixing
         to Mounting."  The Old-House Journal, August/September
         1984, pp. 136-141.

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

-    Grimmer, Anne.  "(The) Preservation and Repair of Historic
         Stucco."  Preservation Briefs #22.  Washington, D.C.:
         U.S. Department of the Interior, 1990.

-    Jowers, Walter.  "Three-Coat Plaster Patching."  The Old-House
         Journal, July/August 1986, pp. 285-289.

-    ________.  "How to Repair Stucco."  The Old-House Journal, May
         1985, pp. 80-83.

-    Labine, Clem.  "Patching Cracks in Plaster."  The Old-House
         Journal, July 1977, pp. 80-81.

-    Leeke, John.  "Saving Irreplaceable Plaster."  The Old-House
         Journal, November/December 1987, pp. 51-55.

-    MacDonald, Marylee.  "Repairing Historic Flat Plaster Walls
         and Ceilings."  Preservation Briefs #21.  Washington,
         D.C.:  U.S. Department of the Interior, 1989.

-    Milner, John D.  "The Use of Stucco and the Preservation of
         Mortar, Plaster/Stucco and Concrete."  Preservation and
         Conservation:  Principles and Practices.  Proceedings of
         the North American International Regional Conference,
         1972.  Washington, D.C.:  The Preservation Press, 1976,
         pp. 177-189.

-    Minnery, Catherine & Donald.  "Repairing Stucco."  The Old-
         House Journal, July 1979, pp. 73, 77-79.

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

-    Phillips, Morgan W.  "Adhesives for the Reattachment of Loose
         Plaster."  APT Bulletin, Vol. XII, No. 2, 1980, pp. 37-

-    Poore, Patricia.  "(The) Basics of Plaster Repair."  The Old-
         House Journal, March/April 1988, pp. 29-33.

-    Poore, Patricia & Jonathan.  "What's Behind Sagging Plaster."
         The Old-House Journal, January/February 1983, pp. 24-25.

-    Poore, Jonathan.  "My Old-House Discovery:  The Screw Gun."
         The Old-House Journal, January/February 1985, pp. 6-7.

-    Technical Staff, OHJ.  "(A) Plastering Glossary."  The Old-
         House Journal, March/April 1988,  pp. 34-35.


-    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.

-    Branden, F. Van Den, and Thomas L. Hartsell.  Plastering
         Skills.  Homewood:  American Technical Publishers, Inc.,

-    Ashurst, John & Nicola.  Practical Building Conservation.
         Vol. 3:  Mortars, Plasters & Renders.  New York:  Halsted
         Press, 1988.

-    Shivers, Natalie W.  Walls & Molding:  How To Care For Old and
         Historic Wood and Plaster.  Washington, D.C.:  The
         Preservation Press, 1990.

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


-    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.


-    Minnesota Lath & Plaster Bureau Reference Library




-    Sacramento Valley Bureau for Lath and Plaster


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