Design & Manufacture

//Design & Manufacture

Rutland Plastics

2016-12-06T05:35:27+00:00

Rutland Plastics PHS Chairman Steve Akhurst reports on Rutland Plastics. Figure 1. An early company van. Note the old format telephone number. From the smallest English county comes a story of enterprise, ingenuity and perseverance. [...]

Rutland Plastics 2016-12-06T05:35:27+00:00

A violin made of Plexiglas

2016-12-06T05:35:43+00:00

A violin made of Plexiglas® Friederike Waentig, Professor of Conservation at the Cologne Institute for Conservation Sciences, describes a fascinating project involving an unusual use of PMMA. The violin made of Plexiglas® (polymethyl methacrylate, PMMA [...]

A violin made of Plexiglas 2016-12-06T05:35:43+00:00

The Manufacture Of Balata Belting

2016-12-06T05:35:33+00:00

One of the most enduring images of Victorian industry is that of cavernous workshops housing banks of machines driven by transmission belts coupled, eventually, to steam or to gas-driven engines. Such belting was often produced [...]

The Manufacture Of Balata Belting 2016-12-06T05:35:33+00:00

When Is A Greenhorn Not A Greenhorn?

2016-12-06T05:35:32+00:00

Some months ago, while examining an Obrisset box on the ' Antiques Roadshow', a TV expert gave his interpretation of the term 'greenhorn'. During the many years I have studied the craft and worked horn, [...]

When Is A Greenhorn Not A Greenhorn? 2016-12-06T05:35:32+00:00