The Complete Carriage and Wagon Painter; A Concise Compendium of the Art of Painting Carriages, Wagons and Sleighs, Embracing Full Directions in All T
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...white, cream color, or vermilion; gears, cream color, striped with broad linns, from to J inch wide, of blue, dark green, or black, and fine lines of vermilion or blue. No. 2. Same Styleof Wagon.--Body, Indian red glazed with carmine; black frame, striped with vermilion or cream color; gears, light English vermilion, striped as above with black, and white fine lines. No. 8. Same.--Body, medium chrome yellow; ribs striped as before directed (not "blacked off"), fine lines of red or black; gears, light English vermilion, striped X8T in. black, and fine lines of white. No. 4.--Body, deep English vermilion; ribs striped black, and fine lines of white; gears, light vermilion, striped black and white. No. 5. Delivery Wagon.--Body panels, deep carmine; belt panel, dark green; top, black; gears, dark green, striped with double fine fine of gold, either leaf or bronze, No. 6. Same.--Body panels, deep olive green; belt panel, carmine; top, black; lettering, gold; gears, light vermilion glazed with carmine, striped with black and fine line of gold. No. 7. Same.--Body panels, black; moldings, carmine; belt, light olive green; top sides, deep carmine; all the rest black; gears, dark olive green, with black and cream fine lines. PAINTING A WHITE JOB. It is a well known fact that white jobs, such as circus wagons, sleighs, hearses, etc., will remain white and wear better if the surface be polished or rubbed to an egg-shell gloss instead of receiving a coat of clear varnish. To do such work, bring up the foundation as before directed, except that in using lead color, pure white lead be substituted, and white rough-stuff also takes the place of the slate-colored or dark variety. To make such rough-stuff, take dry white lead, one part; pulverized...
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- 26 Jun 2012
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