Recommended Resources

These concepts, products and techniques have been successfully incorporated into the restoration of 118 Henry Street: tried, true, and time tested. ’nuff said.

Best Windows Home Server Reference

Philip Churchill’s MSWHS Blog
http://mswhs.com/

Penultimate Southeast Garden Guide

Felder Rushing’s Tough Plants for Southern Gardens
http://www.coolspringpress.net/

Wood repair, window restoration and overall good advice

John Leeke’s Historic Homeworks
http://www.historichomeworks.com/

A scientific approach to building construction

Joseph Lsitburek’s Building Science Corporation
http://www.buildingscience.com

Amazing plaster restoration material

Master of Plaster
http://www.masterofplaster.com/

Dillon Construction Services
http://www.dillonconstructionservices.com

Gypsum product reference (includes plaster products)

CGC, a division of US Gypsum
http://www.cgcinc.com/handbook.asp

Wood epoxy repairs

Abatron, Inc.
http://www.abatron.com/

Best ever floor sander

U-Sand Pro
http://www.cherryhillmfg.com/u-sand/index.htm

Everything about southern yellow pine

Southern Pine Council
http://www.southernpine.com/

Wood Floors Online
http://www.woodfloorsonline.com/woodspecies/yellowpine.html

Woodworking suppliers

Woodcraft
http://www.woodcraft.com/

Klingspor
http://www.woodworkingshop.com/

Rockler
http://www.rockler.com/

Must have for Window Restoration

Fletcher-Terry Framemaster Point Driver
http://www.fletcherterry.com

Excellent local source for antique wood

The Wood Shed
http://www.thewoodshedinc.com/

Best interior paint so far

American Traditions
http://www.nationaltrust.org/marketplace/paint.html

General online resources

Journal of Light Construction
http://www.jlconline.com/

US National Park Service Preservation Briefs
http://www.cr.nps.gov/hps/tps/briefs/presbhom.htm

The National Trust for Historic Preservation
http://www.nationaltrust.org/

Fine Homebuilding Magazine
http://www.finehomebuilding.com