JAIC 1998, Volume 37, Number 1, Article 8 (pp. 111 to 116)
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JAIC 1998, Volume 37, Number 1, Article 8 (pp. 111 to 116)

STRUCTURAL FILLS FOR LARGE WOOD OBJECTS: CONTRASTING AND COMPLEMENTARY APPROACHES

MICHAEL S. PODMANICZKY




REFERENCES

Anderson, M. J., and M. S.Podmaniczky. 1990. Preserving the artifact: Minimally intrusive conservation treatment at the Winterthur Museum. Wooden Artifact Group preprints, American Institute for Conservation 18th Annual Meeting, Richmond, Va.Washington, D.C.: AIC. 5–18.

Barclay, R., and D. W.Grattan. 1987. A silicone rubber/microballoon mixture for gap filling in wooden objects. International Council of Museums Committee for Conservation preprints, 8th Triennial Meeting, Sydney. Paris: ICOM. 1:183–87.

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FURTHER READING

Barclay, R.1981. Wood consolidation on an eighteenth-century English fire engine. Studies in Conservation26:133–39.

Fuller, R. D.1985. An investigation of the physical and tensile properties of selected elastomeric gap fillers for wood. Master's thesis, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario.

Grattan, D., and R.Barclay. 1984. Report on the use of silicones and glass spheres as a wood filler. IIC-CG Newsletter (December).

Hatchfield, P.1986. Note on a fill material for water-sensitive objects. Journal of the American Institute for Conservation25:93–96.

Nakhla, S. M.1986. A comparative study of resins for the consolidation of wooden objects. Studies in Conservation31:38–44.

Philips, M., and J. E.Selwin. 1978. Epoxies for wood repairs in historic buildings. Washington, D.C.: U. S. Department of the Interior.

Sakuno, T., and A. P.Schniewind. 1990. Adhesive qualities of consolidants for deteriorated wood. Journal of the American Institute for Conservation29:33–44.

Schniewind, A. P. and D. P.Kronkright. 1984. Strength evaluation of deteriorated wood tested with consolidatns, In Adhesives and consolidants, ed.N.Bromelle et al. London: International Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. 227–316.


AUTHOR INFORMATION

MICHAEL S. PODMANICZKY is head of furniture conservation at Winterthur Museum and adjunct associate professor in the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation. He has an extensive craft background as carver/cabinetmaker, boat builder, modelmaker, pattern maker, and machinist. He received his B.A. in fine arts from Kenyon College, 1970, Certificate in Furniture Conservation from the Smithsonian Institution, and congruent master's degree in decorative arts from Antioch University in 1990. He is a member of the class of 1989 of the Attingham Summer School on the English country house. He has responsibility for accessioned woodworking tool collections at Winterthur and maintains active research of related historic trade practices. He is a Professional Associate of AIC, a member of the Objects Specialty Group, and past chairman of the Wooden Artifacts Group. Address: Winterthur Museum, Winterthur, DE 19735.


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