In this video from the U.S. Forest Service, Bernie Weisgerber goes over the basic techniques for axe grinding and axe work.
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This book explains the history and styles of log cabins, condition and historic assessments, preservation requirements, project planning, and safety.
HPTC partners with the Stewards Individual Placement Program to provide training & hands-on experience in the preservation trades.
A list of all the learning activities that are required as part of the Historic Preservation Fundamentals Learning Series.
Access online trainings, webinars, and learning resources to help you enhance your knowledge in the areas of Historic Preservation and Cultural Resources.
Join Dominic as he discusses trowels, hammers, and chisel in this video for the Trades Alive Historic Preservation video series.
An introduction to creating videos for Trades Alive, an effort to generate a community approach to creating historic preservation trades tutorial videos.
As you’re preparing your Trades Alive video, here are some good tips and tricks to remember while filming. It’s easy to remember These videos are meant to be tutorials, and at the end, you want your audience to know and understand how to do the technique you’re using. So, make them easy to remember and
Approximately 20% of the population has a disability which means millions of visitors to National Parks have challenges with mobility, hearing & seeing. Learn the top 4 myths of accessible facilities.
The Trades Alive video series provides step-by-step tutorials on different aspects of historic preservation in parks.
This page is for the Historic Preservation Fundamentals Virtual Offering. All information and course materials are provided on this page.
You've filmed your Trades Alive video, now what? Learn more about what to do now that you have your footage complete.
The American Institute of Architects supports the profession through education, advocacy, and public outreach related to new and historic architecture.
Learn about rough splitting large granite boulders to prepare for drystone masonry projects in this video as part of the Trades Alive Video Series.
Dominic DeRubis uses a plugging chisel to remove old mortar between bricks in this video as a part of the Trades Alive Historic Preservation video series.
Learn from carpenter Mark Stafford has he explains proper chisel technique as a part of the Trades Alive Historic Preservation video series.
Watch the video to learn how to rake out mortar joints in historic brick.
Watch this video to learn about repointing mortar joints in historic structures.
This page acts as a comprehensive guide to learning about the conservation and restoration of glass with plain glazing.
The HPTC library is located at the Gambrill House and houses periodicals, manuals, reports, and books related to historic preservation.
Structural fire at The Wayside: Home of Authors, a 300 year old historic structure.
Watch a video in which dry stone mason Mark Jurus explains the techniques and features of a well-constructed dry laid stone wall.
The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) promotes the preservation, enhancement, and sustainable use of our nation's diverse historic resources.
The Technical Preservation Services (TPS) office of the National Park Service is responsible for historic preservation policy and guidance.