How to Mend Your Treasures: Porcelain-(china), Glass-pottery
"The purpose and scope of this book is to teach you quickly how to mend your broken treasure whether it is of glass or china. You will find step-by-step instructions in cook-book style, with easy stage illustrations on how to make good repairs on dinnerware, vases, lamps, dolls, boxes figurines, heirlooms or objects of art. The majority of the step-by-step instructions and procedures are something you can master with ordinary patience and skill, and with a minimum of materials and inexpensive equipment."--Page xxv.
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blend in oil boil proof glaze Boilproof broken handle broken pieces brushes Razor blades Carborundum cement has hardened cement mix cement on surrounding Cement pieces Decorate with oil dry and harden edges and displacement edges and mends Epoxy Cement Epoxy Glass Hardener Epoxy Glass Resin Epoxybond Resin Putty Equipment Needed Step Examine for uneven excess film left fill the chips finial Finish glazing Gloss Glaze Goose neck lamp grooves impossible to remove Lacquer left by cement let set Materials and Equipment materials are blended mended area mold Needed Step Sequences nubs pieces into place Place in sandbox Porcelainate mix Prepare epoxy Prepare strips re-examine for chips remaining rough edges Remove tapes removing all excess removing masking tape rubber bands Sandpaper sauceboat Saucer for mix secure with strips smooth join soft art brush soft rubber discs strips of masking surrounding surfaces tape in lengths tureen unevenness before removing wait until cement