A Manual of Mending and Repairing; With Diagrams by Charles Godfrey Leland

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Author Leland, Charles Godfrey, 1824-1903
LoC No. 04010576
Title A Manual of Mending and Repairing; With Diagrams
Contents Introduction -- Materials used in mending -- Mending broken china, porcelain, crockery, majolica, terra-cotta, brick and tile work -- Mending glass, together with several allied processes: approved cements; silicate of soda -- Wood-shavings in mending and making many objects; ornamental work of shavings; marquetry; repairing panel pictures with shavings -- Repairing woodwork -- On repairing and restoring books, manuscripts, and papers, with directions for easy binding and paper-mending; book-worms; the ravages of book-worms -- Papier-mâché: repairing toys; making grounds for pictures and walls; carton-cuir and carton-pierre -- Mending stone-work: mosaics; ceresa-work; porcelain or crockery mosaic -- Repairing ivory -- Repairing amber: how to perfectly re-join broken amber, and to imitate it; how to melt amber in fragments to a single body -- Indiarubber and gutta-percha: mending indiarubber shoes and making garments waterproof, with other applications -- Mending metal-work or repairing by means of it: fireproof cements, with iron binders -- Repairing leather-work: trunks, shoes, or in any other forms; joining straps; making cheap shoes -- To mend hats, blankets, and similar fabrics by felting -- Invisible mending of garments, laces, or embroideries -- Mending mother-of-pearl and coral -- Restoring and repairing pictures -- General recipes.
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Language English
LoC Class TT: Technology: Handicrafts, Arts and crafts
Subject Repairing
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