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Re: Fossil preparation texts



rather than going the academic route, you may also consider working with a
commercial fossil preparator.


----- Original Message -----
From: <Danvarner@aol.com>
To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2001 2:12 PM
Subject: 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