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xx   SLATE

Roofing with slate. How to select, install, and flash a slate roof.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #20 Apr-May 1984 pg. 38
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #22 Aug-Sep 1984 pg. 4
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #23 Oct-Nov 1984 pg. 4

The Cotswold slat roof. Reviving the age-old craft of shingling with stone.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #49 Oct-Nov 1988 pg. 68

Procedure for preparing a roof to receive slate roofing, but also keep the roof waterproof during the long lead time it takes to receive slate from the manufacturer.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #53 Apr-May 1989 pg. 18

Method for replacing a broken roof slate leaves no wire exposed to view or to the weather.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #61 Jun-Jul 1990 pg. 24

Slating tools and a primer on replacing broken slate shingles.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #71 Dec 1991-Jan 1992 pg. 68
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #76 Aug-Sep 1992 pg. 8

Roofing with slate. With the right fasteners and flashings, you'll get a roof that can last a hundred years.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #96 Jun-Jul 1995 pg. 70
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #98 Oct-Nov 1995 pg. 6, 8

How to re-roof a home with fiber-reinforced cement tiles that resemble natural slate.
HOME MECHANIX #766 Jun 1992 (v.88) pg. 64

Tip on patching a slate-shingled roof
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1980 (v.5#3) pg. 28

Repairing slate roofs.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Dec 1975 (v.3#12) pg. 6

Slate roofs. A look at the benefits of maintaining old slate roofs. How to buy and match slate and replace a broken slate.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May 1980 (v.8#5) pg. 49
Added Info OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Oct 1980 (v.8#10) pg. 137

Restoring a slate Mansard roof.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jun 1980 (v.8#6) pg. 64

Special report on roofing and siding. (1) Recreating classic clapboard siding with modern materials. (2) Laying a standing seam metal roof using the mallet and iron method. (3) Slate and shingle lookalikes. Manmade substitutes for natural roofings. (4) Wood shingle report.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1994 (v.22#6) pg. 31

Picturesque slate. Understanding the architecture of slate roofs. Includes tips on restoring and replacing slate roofs.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1995 (v.23#5) pg. 51

Slate from the source. A guide to identifying characteristics of slate, quarry sources and advice on matching or replacing a roof.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1997 (v.25#4) pg. 36

Restoring slate and tile roofs. Some tips.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1989 (v.166#8) pg. 34
Added Info POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1989 (v.166#11) pg. 9

How to maintain and repair an historic old roof. Covers slate and wood shingles and clay tiles. Some tips.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Sep 1986 (v.1#1) pg. 62

Traditional techniques for slating and tiling roofs. Advice on installation and repair.
WOODWORKER Jun 1993 (v.97#6) pg. 92