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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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.
In this learning activity, you will use the seven aspects of integrity to recognize how integrity can be affected by work performed at historic properties.
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
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.
This learning activity is for people who work at sites with historic resources and want to advance their knowledge of historic preservation standards and treatments.
In this learning activity you will learn about the "character-defining features" for historic properties and how character-defining features relate to historic property significance and integrity.
In this learning activity you will identify four criteria used by the National Register of Historic Places when determining historic significance
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.
Structural fire at The Wayside: Home of Authors, a 300 year old historic structure.
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.