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French Polishing and Enamelling

A Practical Work of Instruction

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Author: Arthur Bitmead
Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 33,482 / 111 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 64.5
LoC Category: TX
Downloads: 850
Added to site: 2006.03.07
mnybks.net#: 13029
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Instructional
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ounce. When dissolved, it is ready for use. This makes a very bright ground. It should be applied in three coats over the whole surface, and when dry it is glass-papered down with fine paper to a smooth surface, and is then ready for graining. The fibril veins are produced by passing a graining tool with a slight vibratory motion, so as to effect the natural-looking streaks, using the black stain. A coat of the bichromate of potash solution referred to on page 4 will make wildly-figured mahogany have the appearance of rosewood.

=Imitation Walnut.=--A mixture of two parts of brown umber and one part of sulphuric acid, with spirits of wine or methylated spirits added until it is sufficiently fluid, will serve for white wood. Showy elm-wood, after being delicately darkened with the bichromate solution No. 1, page 4, will pass for walnut; it is usually applied on the cheap loo-table pillars, which are made of elm-wood. Equal portions of the bichromate and carbonate solutions (see page 4), used upon Americ

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