By A. Unger, A.P. Schniewind, W. Unger
This guide is the main entire, updated resource of knowledge at the historical past of wooden conservation, at the constitution and homes of wooden, on organisms inflicting deterioration, on equipment of prognosis of wooden , on fabrics and strategies of wooden maintenance, on consolidation of deteriorated wooden, and on wooden adhesives. even though it presents many options of wooden conservation intimately, it is going a long way past the scope of a "recipe publication" through giving an outline of using specific fabrics and techniques as they follow to dry in addition to rainy or waterlogged wooden. entry to the big wealth of knowledge is facilitated through separate indexes for alternate names, pests, and conservation fabrics. The latter, including their tools of software, have been accumulated from the literature and arranged chronologically. For liquid preservatives, fumigants, and consolidants, those listings are preceded by means of very important info on all the fabrics.
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Ihn C (1991) Auswirkungen der Kochsalzeinlagerung in 180 Jahre alten Fichten balken. 1 . 1 Classification Insects are the most important and most frequently found animal pests attacking wood. Wood is used by insects for food, shelter, and breeding. The most common wood-destroying insects belong to the orders Coleoptera (beetles) and Isoptera (termites). These are the primary pests for wood and are also referred to as wood-eating (xylophagous) insects. g. g. hide or leather beetles). 1). <20%) free of decay.
The fecal pellets are the color of wood or a mixture of brown and glassy, and are shaped like shelled peanuts. Typical for the two Nicobium species are pupa cocoons made of fecal pellets which are placed close to the exit hole. Damage Characteristics. The beedes have cylindrical bodies 3 to 6 mm long, with fine hairs. Nicobium hirtum has dark spots on the wing surface, which often merge into serrated bands. Distinguishing Characteristics. Occurrence. The beedes are found in hardwoods and softwoods.
Gango-ji bunkazai kenkyu 37:2-8, AATA 30-1292 Schirp M, Kubler H (1968) Untersuchungen uber die kaltebedingten Langenanderungen kleiner Holzproben. Holz Roh Werkst 26:335-341 Schniewind AP (1989a) Archaeological wood. In: Schniewind AP (ed) Concise encyclopedia of wood & wood-based materials. Pergamon Press, Oxford/MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachu setts, pp 14-'18 Schniewind AP (1989b) Strength. In: Schniewind AP (ed) Concise encyclopedia of wood & wood-based materials. Pergamon Press, Oxford/MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, pp 245-250 Schniewind AP (1990) Physical and mechanical properties of archaeological wood.
Conservation of Wood Artifacts: A Handbook (Natural Science in Archaeology) by A. Unger, A.P. Schniewind, W. Unger