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

Penultimate Southeast Garden Guide

Felder Rushing’s Tough Plants for Southern Gardens

Wood repair, window restoration and overall good advice

John Leeke’s Historic Homeworks

A scientific approach to building construction

Joseph Lsitburek’s Building Science Corporation

Amazing plaster restoration material

Master of Plaster

Dillon Construction Services

Gypsum product reference (includes plaster products)

CGC, a division of US Gypsum

Wood epoxy repairs

Abatron, Inc.

Best ever floor sander

U-Sand Pro

Everything about southern yellow pine

Southern Pine Council

Wood Floors Online

Woodworking suppliers




Must have for Window Restoration

Fletcher-Terry Framemaster Point Driver

Excellent local source for antique wood

The Wood Shed

Best interior paint so far

American Traditions

General online resources

Journal of Light Construction

US National Park Service Preservation Briefs

The National Trust for Historic Preservation

Fine Homebuilding Magazine