Wood Finisher: A Series of Practical Treatises on Hardwood Finishing and All Its Branches. Each Treatise is Followed with Test Questions for the Student

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F.J. Drake, 1911 - Wood finishing - 140 pages

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Page 144 - ... proprietary preparations. None of these are as efficient as the larvacides already mentioned, and the only one that has been used extensively is Phinotas oil. which has been used to a considerable extent upon the Isthmus of Panama. It is capable of quickly killing the larva?, but also kills fish, so that it should not be used where it is desired to preserve the latter. Although it is possible to secure very excellent results in the prophylaxis of malaria by the use of larvacides the method is...
Page 71 - Dissolve extract of logwood in wood alcohol to the desired strength, strain and apply.
Page 71 - Develop the color by going over the work with tincture of muriate of iron.

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