gravemarker that remains antique in appearance but clean rather than new. Thecleaning solution is not harmful to the surrounding foliage. After cleaning the compositemortar will be used to point the remaining visible fracture line to restrict moisturepenetration of the repair. At the conclusion of the project and as a requirement for the final installment payment for services, a short but concise technical report of the improvements will be delivered to theFriends of the Philips’ Sylvan Hall Cemetery as Client. This report will contain historicalcontext, the methods and materials used during the project, and suggestions andrecommendations for maintenance and future improvement of the cemetery.
Proposed Material Specs
(manufacturer spec sheets available upon request)
Sikudur 32, Hi-Mod Gel (Sika Corporation)Description:Two component, solvent-free, moisture insensitive, high modulus,high strength, structural epoxy resin paste adhesive.Ingredients:Silica quartz, Calcium carbonate, Digilycidyl ether of bisphenol A,Neopentylglycol digilycidyl ether, Nonyl phenol.
1 part White Portland cement, 4 parts hydrated lime, 8 parts finewhite graded sand, color-adjusted (hardness/color-adjusted based upon stone and repair type, conforms to ASTM C270 Type K)
Non-ionic solution of 1-3% Prosoco BioWash and H2O followedby clear water rinse. (On softer white marble a solution of 1-3% Kodak Photo-flo and H2O may be substituted basedon stone conditions).
Period of Performance
The Sylvan Hall (Philips) Cemetery project is expected to include a period of at leasttwenty one business days in the field improving the gravemarker conditions. Uponcompletion of the field work at least twenty to thirty business days of office, lab, andresearch time will be required in developing the technical report documenting theconservation improvements and applying for inclusion of the site in the TennesseeDivision of Archaeology site files. In addition, adverse weather conditions must beconsidered when scheduling any outdoor conservation project. Based upon prevailingweather conditions, the Period of Performance shall generally be during June through August of 2013. As project director, Mr. Allen will provide the Friends of the Philips’Sylvan Hall Cemetery at least 48 hours notice to schedule his intent to perform fieldworkby email or telephone.
Payment for Services
For no reason will the total cost of this project exceed $6500.00 unless the clientrequests additional services in writing during the course of the project. Payment for services rendered by Dan Sumner Allen IV during performance of the project will be intwo equal installments of $3250.00. The first payment of $3250.00 will be considered a