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The Arts and Crafts Society
http://www.arts-crafts.com/

The Arts and Crafts Society

This site has been created to provide an online "home" for the present-day Arts & Crafts Movement community. They offer a range of historical and contemporary sources on the Arts & Crafts Movement as well as an active forum, bookstore, and marketplace.


Antique Home
http://www.antiquehome.org/

Vintage house plans

On Antique Home, you will find home plans, architectural millwork and articles about old homes of the first 60 years of the 20th century, including original interior designs and decorating ideas from vintage books and magazines and landscape ideas.


Preservation Directory
http://www.preservationdirectory.com

This site is an incredible online resource for historic preservation, building restoration and cultural resource management in the United States & Canada.


Steve Quillian’s Blog
http://quilliancraftsman.blogspot.com/

Learn why restoring your old wood windows is good for the planet and great for your wallet!


The Craftsman- Writings for the Historic Home Enthusiast!
http://austinhomerestorations.wordpress.com
The Gamble House, Pasadena, Ca
:Dedicated to the restoration of old homes, this Orlando preservationist blogs about character, the story and the craftsmanship of these classic pieces of history. Through his blog, he shares his knowledge and experience to help people learn more about, and have a greater appreciation for the homes he loves so much!


The Secretary Of The Interior's Standards for the Treatment Of Historic Properties
http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/tps/standguide

The Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties are common sense principles in non-technical language. These principlescontain the basics for maintaining, repairing and replacing historic materials, as well as designing new additions or making alterations.

Before you pick up your hammer, READ THESE GUIDELINES.