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nut & bolt restore updated progress !!
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You learn if you try to restore things.

It is very diffi ult with antiques as paints can change colour with time and environment.

A curio is that old gilt can turn black, charcoal black, if cleaned improperly.
It's a chemical reaction with the mercury based glues do add the gold leaf.
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You've done a cracking job on that Martin, is that the project that you wanted the steam control valve that I sent to you for?
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 11:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

thanks rolling boil
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Thanks Keith and yes this was the project and it looks great
on there don't you think (best soldering I have done to date )
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

 

Terrific job all round, an absolute delight.  
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Thanks Rog, I was fairly pleased with the way it turned out
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That looks pretty darn cool martin

You did a great job forming the roof
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks Jon, wasn't trying to make an exact copy, but as it was
an original nut and bolt I wanted it to reflect its glory days

Btw what are you up to steam wise
at the moment? any projects on the go?
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martstb wrote:
Thanks Jon, wasn't trying to make an exact copy, but as it was
an original nut and bolt I wanted it to reflect its glory days

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One or two    

I've got the roller project and to get the TE finished for Armley Mills on Saturday
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 3:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A really excellent result.
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