Repairing Pottery & Porcelain: A Practical Guide

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Globe Pequot, 2003 - Crafts & Hobbies - 112 pages
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This fully-illustrated step-by-step guide clearly takes the student, the amateur, and the professional restorer through each stage of restoration, tackling the simple, the difficult, and the seemingly impossible jobs by providing practical information on every aspect of the ceramic repair process from the simplest plate to the most complex figure. With chapters on materials and tools; examination and identification of a ceramic body; cleaning; rebonding; filling, modeling and molding; retouching; as well as an international glossary of materials and a suppliers list, Repairing Pottery and Porcelain is sure to become a staple for every collector and potter.
  

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Contents

Acknowledgements
Examination and identification
19
Bonding
42
Filling casting modelling and moulding
58
Retouching
85
Case studies
106
Index
127
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About the author (2003)

LESLEY ACTON and PAUL McAULEY are professional ceramic restorers. Acton runs a conservation studio that does work for both museums and private individuals. She also teaches courses at various adult education institutes. McAuley is currently a conservation officer in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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