By Chris Daniels
No matter if you're an artisan, an architect or a house owner, The Stone recovery instruction manual demonstrates the simplest technique and strategies to take advantage of while protecting and repairing historical structures. It introduces the fabrics and the procedures, and explains the confirmed the right way to preserve, fix and restoration stone, masonry, statuary and monuments. This new ebook is filled with illustrations, examples and recommendation on stone choice and dealing, lime and mortars, pointing, cleansing and repairing mortar and stone. It publications you thru assessing the task at the first web site stopover at via to discussing the choices and problems you could face. this can be crucial analyzing if you take care of and service ancient structures and monuments. Contents contain: surveying for a conservation file; developing workshop and instruments; stone choice and dealing; lime and mortars; pointing; repairing mortar and stone; cleansing; consolidation; casting and scagliola. beautifully illustrated with 564 color photographs. Read more...
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Dichotomy As there are policies (such as the Venice Charter) that adhere to the principle of producing work that should be readily identifiable as a modern intervention, it may be acceptable to use a stone or repair technique that may seem visually different, as long as it is physically compatible or its performance is supportive to the original material. This ‘honest repair’ is often evident in museum exhibits where it does not detract from the original piece, highlighting the found condition by not being afraid to show the extent of new work.
CHAPTER TWO PRODUCING A REPORT AND SELECTING THE STONE The Conservation Report It is a general requirement that any work to the built or movable heritage should be accompanied by full documentation of the project, including a conservation report; this is essential for any grant-aided work. This means that for the sole contractor running their own job it is necessary to visit and examine the structure, produce findings, recommend treatment, and comment on the results – quite a lot of work, so it pays to be on top of the game.
Make a note of construction dates, style(s), significant architects and owners; when you meet the client they will appreciate your professionalism and interest, while the information can be helpful when viewing and taking notes. DEAD ZONE A qualified climber and ‘conservation’ expert, while conducting an inspection of a tall stone industrial chimney was lowered down into the interior of the structure and almost died. The reason was that there were no openings in the depths and the higher level of carbon dioxide caused ‘foul air’ to build up in sufficient amounts to induce unconsciousness almost immediately.