Selected Reading On Painting (Transparent And Opaque Finishes)

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990002R
Source:
Preservation Technology Source Book
Division:
Finishes
Section:
Painting
Last Modified:
07/04/2016

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-HouseJournal, 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 MoreVersatile 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-HouseJournal, 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-HouseJournal, 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-StrippedWoodwork." 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-HouseJournal, 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-HouseJournal, 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-HouseJournal, January/February 1988, pp. 38-43.

"Commercial Paint Stripping; Sub-contractingInterior 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 JournalDecember 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.

Last Reviewed 2016-07-04