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2 edition of The old stone and brass rubbing kit found in the catalog.

The old stone and brass rubbing kit

Jacky Sach

The old stone and brass rubbing kit

preserving epitaphs and artwork from historical gravestones & monuments

by Jacky Sach

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Cider Mill Press in Kennebunkport, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rubbing,
  • Paper work

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 57).

    StatementJacky Sach ; rubbings by Cassandra Davidson.
    ContributionsDavidson, Cassandra.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTT912 .S23 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination59 p. :
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23873165M
    ISBN 10193366200X
    ISBN 109781933662008
    LC Control Number2009281366

    Gravestone rubbing can be used to teach about local history. This book has been published in at least 25 editions since and is probably the best-selling tumbling book of all time. Include enough extra to wrap around the side of the headstone. Their origin can be traced to the late twelfth century.

    Like many other genealogists before us, we went through our own learning curve using the wrong materials and techniques during our first few attempts at headstone rubbing. Brass of the Lion Footrest Brass of Adoration of the Shepherds The sixteenth century shows increasing deterioration in workmanship and also introduces the rectangular mural brass. These wax cakes have colors incorporated into them, such as white, black, blue, red, green and brown. The best book that is currently in print and the best book of all time, in our opinion is Steve Hart's Modern Rock Tumbling. Using rubbing wax, a large crayon, charcoal, or chalk, gently start to rub along the outside edges of your paper or material, carefully working your way in.

    Scrub the stone from the bottom up to avoid further streaking and staining. A few spritzes and a wipe with the rag should sufficient. Measure and cut your fabric to size. We've read that some people recommend ironing your headstone rubbing afterwards to set the wax into the fabric. You only need to clean enough to show the distinguishable features on the gravestone.


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The old stone and brass rubbing kit book

Practice makes perfect! If you used chalk for your grave rubbing, then carefully spray the paper with a chalk spray such as Krylon.

For those of you that live in the So. The most obvious way to tell the difference between an English and a European brass is that the English brasses most often have the figure cut out to the outline and inlaid in a setting of stone, while the European ones have the figure engraved in the center of a large rectangular plate.

It's the perfect time of year for this event which will include lots of visuals and hands-on take it home "How to rub a gravestone mini-workshop. Measure and cut your fabric to size. I'd say rub away, making sure the stone's stable. Check with the cemetery or with the state or local historical society to learn if tombstone rubbings are permissible.

Most of this color is presumed to have come from inlaid enamels. If yes, then you need to go on this tour which lets you explore the places which inspired his horror novels!

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Rub lightly to start with, and then apply more pressure to darken in the design if it suits you. So, please show your support and watch if you can! Cut off any excess but having a little tuck around the back of the gravestone makes it much easier for you to tape it in place and gives the paper the most stability.

A monumental brass is a figure, inscription, shield, or other subject, engraved in plate brass and laid as a memorial. Salt and Lemon Method The combination of lemon juice and salt can also break down oxidation, due to the intense combination of citric acid and sodium chloride.

You'll love the extra width added to the paper, the longer artist tube for storage of your rubbings, and the NEW Oldstone Rubbing Guide. Both programs will include discussions about gravestone symbolism and a mini hands-on gravestone rubbing workshop.

Paulette represented "Lasting Impressions" at this monthly event sponsored by South West Florida's largest used and new bookstore in Punta Gorda. If you know of any others please let us know at questions rocktumbler.

Tips for a Better Tombstone Rubbing Interfacing material is an especially good material for tombstone rubbings because it doesn't tear and folds without creasing for easy travel. If allowed, clean the tombstone with plain water and a soft-bristle natural or nylon brush. Lacquered brass will have a slight yellow tinge.

Brasses range in size from as small as 3 inches to as large as 7 feet in height. We've also tried using paper but achieved poor results. The plate from which a rubbing is made is called a brass.Vintage old brass plumber's kerosene blow torch for restoration or parts. This has an wooden handle with old red paint.

Japanese water stone for sharpening knives, wood chisels, carving tools etc. It is marked King and as # grain size. Suggestions for the utilizing of home grounds. This book is part of The Macmillan Co's -The Rur. Wandering round British cemeteries is a hobby of many people.

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Many churches offer brass rubbing of old graves as a pastime. I would not take a rubbing off any grave less than years old without checking to see if it was acceptable. Some ancient graves need to be treated with respect because of their fragile nature. Apr 02,  · Buy The Old Stone Rubbing Kit: Preserving Epitaphs and Artwork from Historical Gravestones Nov Pck by Paulette Chernack, Cassandra Davidson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). A romp through ancient burial grounds offers intriguing epitaphs and headstone art.

Record fascinating final words and preserve ancestral heritage upon burnished parchment. Includes pg. book, wooden brush, 2 blocks rubbing wax, masking tape & paper. Oct 28,  · There is a technique to rubbing – it is best to work on a flat surface with a flat crayon of sorts – a normal crayon with all the paper peeled off and rubbed along its side will work too.

We had wonderful crayon blocks which are excellent. And I show the children how to carefully pull it across the page. They soon got the hang of it. Jul 09,  · The half inch wider width also gives you more space for storing your rubbings. Each Old Stone Rubbing Kit contains: 5 sheets of “Aqaba” rubbing paper measuring 27 by 36 inches.

Two 1/8 lb, cupcake shaped high quality, deeply pigmented rubbing waxes in the colors most demanded by our customers; one black wax and one rust wax/5(11).