Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration
Providing hands on advice for the conservator, Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration is a unique and valuable guide.
Topics covered offer practical guidance on conservation and restoration techniques including the problems of manufacture, cleaning, replacement or repair and mortars. Techniques are illustrated by comprehensive case studies, against a background of the role of past architects and designers in historic schemes.
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1 Looking at tile schemes
2 Tile making past and present
3 Mortar and construction methods used in historic tile schemes
4 Principals of conservation for architectural tile schemes
5 Methods of conservation
6 Tools products and health and safety
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