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Re: Fossil preparation texts

In a message dated 8/29/01 8:50:56 PM Pacific Daylight Time, 
dbensen@gotnet.net writes:

<< Specifically, I'd be pleased if someone could cite me some books
(preferably books, although journal publications and websites are all
right) about the preparation of fossils >>

       If you are considering preparing fossils yourself, I suggest you begin 
with volunteering at a local museum under the supervision of an experienced 
professional preparator. Preparation is one of those things that cannot be 
learned totally from books (even if there are any). You >will< have many 
questions and there is the risk of seriously damaging a specimen. DV