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CARTHALITE PRESERVATION Minisa 13th Street Bridge, Wichita, Kansas 2006-2009 By John P. Speweik
eBook (PDF): $34.00
Rehabilitation of the Minisa 13th Street bridge in the heart of Wichita Kansas was a community undertaking that entailed the efforts of many dedicated people, contractors, agencies and even the... More > governments of foreign countries. Part engineering part artistic sculpture, no where in the Midwest is there such a work of incredible art in the form of an ordinary bridge. The restoration effort spanned four years and several million dollars. Read what it took to do the job right - the first time! The book is the actual job log taking you step-by-step into the progress meetings, contractors challenges and mis-matches and mistakes that were corrected along the way to make this rehabilitation project the one that earned the coveted Kansas State's Engineers Award in 2008.< Less
North Hall - Quality Assurance Test Panel, Historic Stone Masonry Preservation Treatment By John Speweik
eBook (PDF): $10.00
Pre-construction testing services provided to DSF to assist in determining the scope of work required to restore the most significant stone historic buildings at the University of Wisconsin -... More > Madison, North and South Halls ca. 1849< Less
Condition Assessment Report - Clapp Piers, Wichita, Kansas By John Speweik
eBook (PDF): $6.00
This report contains information about the existing conditions of the historic brick masonry piers at Wellington Place in Wichita, Kansas. Historic preservation treatment of ca. 1912 brick masonry... More > piers with recommendations for materials and methods are included.< Less
The History of Masonry Mortar in America 1720-1995 By John Speweik
eBook (PDF): $6.00
History of Masonry Mortar in America 1720-1995 documents the last 275 years of the evolution of ingredients. The book assists architects and builders in modern times to match mortar formulations when... More > they are engaged in work that requires authentic replication of original material for the restoration of historic masonry buildings. This edition features the history of natural cement, ca. 1820s; historic Portland cement, ca. 1870s; and the beginning of the American Society of Testing Materials (ASTM) in 1902 and the resistance to its formation. Information on the new ASTM C1713-10 Standard Specification for Mortars for the Repair of Historic Masonry is also included at the back of the book.< Less
The History of Masonry Mortar in America 1720-1995 By John Speweik
Paperback: $20.00
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History of Masonry Mortar in America 1720-1995 documents the last 275 years of the evolution of ingredients. The book assists architects and builders in modern times to match mortar formulations when... More > they are engaged in work that requires authentic replication of original material for the restoration of historic masonry buildings. This edition features the history of natural cement, ca. 1820s; historic Portland cement, ca. 1870s; and the beginning of the American Society of Testing Materials (ASTM) in 1902 and the resistance to its formation. Information on the new ASTM C1713-10 Standard Specification for Mortars for the Repair of Historic Masonry is also included at the back of the book.< Less
CARTHALITE PRESERVATION Minisa 13th Street Bridge, Wichita, Kansas 2006-2009 By John P. Speweik
Paperback: $75.00
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Rehabilitation of the Minisa 13th Street bridge in the heart of Wichita Kansas was a community undertaking that entailed the efforts of many dedicated people, contractors, agencies and even the... More > governments of foreign countries. Part engineering part artistic sculpture, no where in the Midwest is there such a work of incredible art in the form of an ordinary bridge. The restoration effort spanned four years and several million dollars. Read what it took to do the job right - the first time! The book is the actual job log taking you step-by-step into the progress meetings, contractors challenges and mis-matches and mistakes that were corrected along the way to make this rehabilitation project the one that earned the coveted Kansas State's Engineers Award in 2008.< Less
North Hall - Quality Assurance Test Panel, Historic Stone Masonry Preservation Treatment By John Speweik
Paperback: $25.00
Prints in 3-5 business days
Pre-construction testing services provided to DSF to assist in determining the scope of work required to restore the most significant stone historic buildings at the University of Wisconsin -... More > Madison, North and South Halls ca. 1849< Less
Condition Assessment Report - Clapp Piers, Wichita, Kansas By John Speweik
Paperback: $20.00
Prints in 3-5 business days
This report contains information about the existing conditions of the historic brick masonry piers at Wellington Place in Wichita, Kansas. Historic preservation treatment of ca. 1912 brick masonry... More > piers with recommendations for materials and methods are included.< Less