Teaching > RWU HP 301 Architectural Conservation >

Wood

Note: refer to Wood section of conservation lab, too. LInks have not been mended on these pages.

Infestation of power-post beetle in circa 1800 timber-frame roof truss.

Properties

Moisture

  • Equilibrium moisture content calculator, Woodworkers Source
  • Simpson, William T. 1998. Equilibrium Moisture Content of Wood in Outdoor Locations in the United States and Worldwide, USDA Forest Serv. Res. Note FPL-RN-0268. 11 p. [Download PDF file 565 kb, 14 pp.] peruse, read introduction

Pathology

Pest management and preservatives

Epoxies

Paint

Dendrochronology

Organizations