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Historic Millwork: A Guide to Restoring and Re-creating Doors, Windows, and Moldings of the Late Nineteenth Through Mid-Twentieth Centuries

ISBN: 978-0-471-41622-7
224 pages
February 2003
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Description

* Features hundreds of detailed illustrations from actual period millwork catalogs.
* Demonstrates how to properly specify millwork.
* Include a glossary of key terms.
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Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

Chapter One: Wood and Historic Millwork.

Chapter Two: Doors.

Chapter Three: Windows.

Chapter Four: Moldings.

Chapter Five: Cabinets, Store Fixtures, and Built-Ins.

Chapter Six: Short-Lived Millwork Items.

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Index.

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Author Information

BRENT HULL is the founder of Hull Historical Millwork, a millwork firm specializing in the restoration and preservation of historic homes and commercial buildings. A recognized expert on American historic millwork, he teaches courses on preservation, speaks frequently at restoration and preservation conferences, and writes for a variety of magazines and journals.
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Reviews

"The information in Historic Millwork is useful, the illustrations are charming and the book has many helpful tables." (Traditional Building, July/August 2003)
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