Building conservation publications from the Engine Shed, ranging from detailed technical papers to advice for conservation beginners.
Technical, Advice & Guidance (95)
INFORM Guide (61)
Managing Change Guidance (13)
Case Study (4)
Short Guide (4)
Technical Advice Notes (4)
Refurbishment Case Studies (4)
Guides for Practitioners (2)
Reference Report (2)
General Interest (1)
Inform Guide: Bronze
This technical, advice & guidance INFORM guide, "Bronze", is an introduction to bronze, with guidance on its problems and planning appropriate maintenance work. Read the document today.
Inform Guide: Structural Cracks
INFORM guide on recognising and diagnosing various types of settlement cracks.
Inform Guide: Finials and Terminals
This INFORM guide gives an outline of materials used for finials and terminals, with guidance on repair and maintenance.
Inform Guide: Roofing Leadwork
INFORM guide on the types of lead sheet used on Scottish roofs and their repair and maintenance.
Inform Guide: Citizen Science
This Inform Guide provides information about how to engage volunteers in scientific research.
Inform Guide: Domestic Chimneys and Flues
"Domestic Chimneys and Flues" is an INFORM guide to flue and chimney systems, their common faults and the principles of how to deal with them, produced by Historic Environment Scotland.
Inform Guide: Repointing Rubble Stonework
This INFORM guide takes you through the steps required to be taken by contractors carrying out repointing a traditional rubble stone wall.
Inform Guide: Timber Floors
This INFORM guide covers the basic aspects of construction and care of timber floors.