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Technical Information on Building Materials for Use in the Design of Low-Cost Housing – 49. Wood and Shingle Stains



Release Date: 
July 1937 (5 pages)
Posted Date:   
June 1, 2020



This historic digest is part of a series published by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Bureau of Standards on the technical characteristics of building materials used in the construction of affordable housing units. Each digest presents condensed, essential facts regarding its given topic, and is intended for use by staff at federal agencies, manufacturers, trade associations, and builders. This publication presents a summary of two NBS circulars, the 1917 publication “Paint and Varnish” and the 1936 letter circular “Wood and Shingle Stains.”


This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.