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Buying Guide: Molding & Casting Materials - Historic Properties and Traditional Architecture | Traditional Building

Molding & Casting Materials

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A Buying Guide to companies specializing in molding and casting materials for historic building restoration projects. Specialties include Casting Compounds, such as Plasters, Gypsum, Gypsum Modifiers, Cements, Polyurethanes, Epoxies and more.

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Timberlane, Inc.

Manufacturer of custom exterior shutters: more than 40 historically accurate, customizable styles; available in premium woods & our own maintenance-free Endurian, along with the large selection of period shutter hardware.

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Abatron, Inc.

Manufacturer of products for restoration & repair: wood consolidation & repair, window & door restoration, concrete patching & resurfacing, metal restoration, moldmaking & casting, structural adhesives, protective coatings, strippers & related products.

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Decorators Supply Corp.

Manufacturer of classic architectural elements: 13,000 appliqués for woodwork, furniture & walls; plaster crowns, ceiling medallions, ceilings, niches & swags; 900 sizes of column capitals, plaster capitals, corbels & columns; 15 styles of traditional wood mantels; Classically inspired grilles; since 1883.

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Enkeboll Designs

Manufacturer of architectural woodcarvings: moldings, corbels, columns, capitals, moldings, arches, panels, mantels, onlays & more; over 1,000 items produced from North American hardwoods; $50 catalog refundable upon first order; since 1956.

The complex decorative stenciled patterns of Rodeph Shalom Synagogue of Philadelphia, PA, executed on fabric, were cleaned and conserved by Canning Studios, whose artisans also in- painted and duplicated patterns in adjacent areas. Photo: courtesy of Canning Studios

John Canning & Company

Decorative Painting -- European-trained master painter heads studio: major projects all across the country; restoration & new commissions.

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Superior Clay Corp.

Supplier of hand-molded & -extruded terra-cotta architectural details: chimney pots in traditional styles; clay flue liners; fired-clay Rumford throats, dampers & smoke chambers; refractory mortar.