Small Yacht Construction and Rigging; By Linton Hope; Illustrated by Two Complete Designs and Numerous Diagrams and Details

 
9781234184513: Small Yacht Construction and Rigging; By Linton Hope; Illustrated by Two Complete Designs and Numerous Diagrams and Details

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...dry day, and do not paint or varnish after about two hours before sunset, or the work will be spoilt by the dew and cold air. Frost will prevent any paint or varnish drying properly. It is usual to have a narrow gold line round the boat just under the covering board, if there are no bulwarks. It is in a shallow hollow moulding or groove which is worked in the Putting? on the top strake with a small round plane. The line is marked out Gold Ltne with a long batten tacked to the planking and this batten acts as a guide to the plane. The groove should be rubbed down smooth with glass-paper, and primed like the rest of the boat, and when it is all hard and dry it is gilded. To prepare it for gilding the whole of the paint or varnish work surrounding the part to be gilded is dusted over with whitening to prevent the gold leaf sticking, and the part to be gilded is painted in with gold size and yellow ochre. When the gold size is nearly dry gold leaf is applied, and adheres to the "tacky" gold size, but not to the rest of the boat where the whitening is. It is rubbed lightly into the hollow with a pad of cotton wool or a soft brush, and the surplus dusted off when it is all hard and dry. Gold leaf can be bought in small books, with each leaf cn a sheet of waxed paper, to enable it to be easily handled. A coat of varnish preserves the gold leaf, but spoils the brightness considerably. CHAPTER X. Lead Keels And Centre Plates. HE lead keel of No. 2 design should be cast at a foundry; but the wooden pattern must be made exactly to the drawing by the boat builder. When making a pattern, first cut out a set of hollow tem-plates to the sections shown in the design. These are made Making tke,,,.,,.....,-, Keel Pattern in the same way as the...

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Book Description RareBooksClub. Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. 38 pages. Dimensions: 9.7in. x 7.4in. x 0.1in.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: . . . dry day, and do not paint or varnish after about two hours before sunset, or the work will be spoilt by the dew and cold air. Frost will prevent any paint or varnish drying properly. It is usual to have a narrow gold line round the boat just under the covering board, if there are no bulwarks. It is in a shallow hollow moulding or groove which is worked in the Putting on the top strake with a small round plane. The line is marked out Gold Ltne with a long batten tacked to the planking and this batten acts as a guide to the plane. The groove should be rubbed down smooth with glass-paper, and primed like the rest of the boat, and when it is all hard and dry it is gilded. To prepare it for gilding the whole of the paint or varnish work surrounding the part to be gilded is dusted over with whitening to prevent the gold leaf sticking, and the part to be gilded is painted in with gold size and yellow ochre. When the gold size is nearly dry gold leaf is applied, and adheres to the tacky gold size, but not to the rest of the boat where the whitening is. It is rubbed lightly into the hollow with a pad of cotton wool or a soft brush, and the surplus dusted off when it is all hard and dry. Gold leaf can be bought in small books, with each leaf cn a sheet of waxed paper, to enable it to be easily handled. A coat of varnish preserves the gold leaf, but spoils the brightness considerably. CHAPTER X. Lead Keels And Centre Plates. HE lead keel of No. 2 design should be cast at a foundry; but the wooden pattern must be made exactly to the drawing by the boat builder. When making a pattern, first cut out a set of hollow tem-plates to the sections shown in the design. These are made Making tke, , , . , , . . . . . , -, Keel Pattern in the same way as the. . . This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781234184513

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