Design & Manufacture

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

Some Notes On Bakelite Corporation

2016-11-16T08:30:32+00:00

Following his accounts of General Electric Co. and Celanese Corporation in the immediately preceding issues ofplastiquarian, our American author now turns his attention towards Bakelite Corporation and its products. As one who spent nearly 45 [...]

Some Notes On Bakelite Corporation 2016-11-16T08:30:32+00:00