Formulas for Bookbinders

Formulas for Bookbinders

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...addition of a lit-tle oil of lemon or some other good volatile oil to the laying-on oil, will help wonderfully. This combination can also be used in finishing. Rancid oils are not suitable for this purpose, nor should flan-nel or cotton-batting be used when the oil in them has be-come rancid, for the fixing of the gold or metal will thereby be retarded. For stamping very porous leather it is advisable to use grease, especially for colored stock. No. 38.1 Amber Vaseline (common yellow). Admirable for stamping calf, ooze leather, and in fact, any smooth-finished stock of porous quality. Use very sparingly. The slight stain will entirely disappear in a very short time. No. 39.Camphorated Vaseline. Take equal parts (in volume, not in weight) of amber vaseline and gum camphor, place it in a tin dish and melt on stove. This combination possesses the advantage over No. 38, in that the stain disappears much more readily. To be used for stamping like the No. 38. No. 40. Lard, Tallow, Stearine, and Varnish. To eight Finishing and Stamping. Oils and Greases. Vaseline. Finishing and Stamping. Oils and Greases. Lard, Tallow, Stearine and Varnish combined. How to apply the Grease. even teaspoonfuls of lard add sixty drops of bookbinders' var-nish (Zinsser's best French Copal Varnish is preferable); mix well and add sixty drops of oil of lemon, thirty drops of oil of olives or sweet almonds, and thirty drops of oil of bergamot. Stir again and set aside. Next, melt in another dish a piece of pure mutton tallow, and in another dish melt a piece of stearine. Take of the still liquid tallow eight teaspoonfuls, and add to it four teaspoonfuls of the liquid stearine; stir the mixture and add it to the above-mentioned lard, etc. Stir well till cool; in warm weather, more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • 123665210X
  • 9781236652102