Dr. Clark's Recipe Book; Valuable Information for the Human Family

Dr. Clark's Recipe Book; Valuable Information for the Human Family

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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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...He was laughed at, of course, but his plan had to be tried. Well, cast metal tools were tried, with points chilled, and they cut when caststeel was of no use. The article was turned up with metal tools. DRILLING HOLES IN CAST IRON. By means of carbolic acid a hole % of an inch in diameter has been drilled through. inch thickness of cast-iron with a common carpenter's brace. Judge, then, what can be done by using the acid and pressure drill. IRON MANUFACTURE. Charcoal 130 bushels, limestone 432 pounds, and ore 2,612 pounds will produce 1 ton of pig iron. In England temperature of hot blast is 600 degrees, density of blast and of refining furnace 2y 2 to 5 pounds per square inch Revolutions of puddling rolls 60 per minute; rail rolls, 100; rail saw, 800. One pound of anthracite coal in a cupola furnace will melt from 5 to 10 lbs. of cast iron; 8 bushels of bituminous coal will melt 1 ton of cast iron. Small coal produces about of the effect of large coal of the same kind. TO MAKE GUN COTTON. Take dry saltpetre 2 oz., strong oil vitriol oz.; mix in a tumbler, add 20 grs. of dry cotton wool, stir with a glass rod 5 minutes, remove the cotton and wash from all traces of the acid in 4 or 5 waters; then carefully dry under 120 degrees. This is gun cotton. VARNISH FOR SMOOTH MOLDING PATTERNS Alcohol 1 gal., shellac 1 pound; lamp or ivory black sufficient to color it. TO REPAIR SMALL LEAKS IN LEAD PIPES. Place the point of a dull nail over the leak, give it a gentle tap with a hammer and the flow will cease. TO BEND COPPER OR BRASS TUBES. Run melted lead or resin in your pipe till full, and you may then bend it gradually into any desired shape; the pipe may then be heated and the led or resin melted and run out. TO RENEW OLD OIL PAINTINGS. The blackened...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • General Books
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236498488
  • 9781236498489