Selected Reading On Special Ceiling Surfaces

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Special Ceiling Surfaces
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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.


  • Technical Staff, TB. "Special Ceilings: A Traditional Topping." Traditional Building, January/February 1994, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 61-63.
  • Technical Staff, OHJ. "How to Install a Tin Ceiling." The Old-House Journal, November/December 1987, pp. 32-36.
  • ________. "Installing a Tin Ceiling." The Old-House Journal, March 1979, pp. 31-33.
  • Technical Staff, TB. "Sheetmetal Embellishments", and "Sheetmetal Ornament Sourcelist." Traditional Building, March/April 1993, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 29-34.
  • Weber, Anne E. "Twentieth Century Interior Materials: New Wall and Ceiling Finishes." The Interior's Handbook for Historic Buildings, Vol. 2. Washington, D.C.: Historic Preservation Education Foundation, 1993, pp. 4-29 - 4-34.


  • Gayle, Margot, David W. Look, and John G. Waite. Metals in America's Historic Buildings. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of the Interior, 1980.

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