Item #19147 Wood, Glass & Resins (Practical Building Conservation, English Heritage Technical Handbook, Vol 5) (Practical Building Conservation, English Heritage Technical Handbook, ... English Heritage Technical Handbook, Vol 5). Conservation, John and Nicola Ashurst.

Wood, Glass & Resins (Practical Building Conservation, English Heritage Technical Handbook, Vol 5) (Practical Building Conservation, English Heritage Technical Handbook, ... English Heritage Technical Handbook, Vol 5).

Hants, England: Gower Technical, 1988/1989. Second printing. Hardcover. Small quarto, pp. xi, 114; wonderfully illustrated with b/w drawings and photographs. New in new dustjacket. Item #19147

Examines the repair and treatment of timber and glass; a short chapter on the use of resins in conservation has also been added. The sections on wood analyze the problems of fungi, insects, and timber distortion and explore the use of substitute materials and finishes for external surfaces. Techniques for conservation of historic glass include an evaluation of cleaning methods, treatment of paint loss and how to protect glass from vandalism, breakage and the problems of variable climatic conditions.

Price: $55.00

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