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by Stan Hubbard
Mon Apr 09, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Bon-Ami types
Replies: 5
Views: 3412

Re: Bon-Ami types

Hello John, Thank you for your reply! I looked around our town without success so I ordered some bon-ami original formula and some shadazzle from amazon. It should only take a week or so to get up here. I'll take the new-formula bon-ami to the cabin & clean other stuff with it. There are plenty of o...
by Stan Hubbard
Thu Apr 05, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Bon-Ami types
Replies: 5
Views: 3412

Re: Bon-Ami types

Thank you Robert for your tip! I'll see if there's any of that in our town, Juneau, perhaps I won't have to order-out. Cheers!
by Stan Hubbard
Thu Apr 05, 2018 12:53 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Bon-Ami types
Replies: 5
Views: 3412

Bon-Ami types

Hello Danny, Thank you for the login help. And thank you for the tip on the two types of bon-ami also. I'm now the proud owner of the wrong stuff. I'm glad that I didn't use it yet! I will order some Shadazzle. I have only Angel-gilded in the past and want to start using "real gold" as my brother ca...
by Stan Hubbard
Fri Feb 20, 2009 5:10 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Applying silvering solution around pre-gilded areas
Replies: 8
Views: 3399

Applying silvering solution around pre-gilded areas

:?: Hello out there lettering / gilding guru's, I am in need of some guidance please. I have been working on a gilding project that has me stumped. I have chipped a large letter on a pane of glass that I intend on mirroring. I gilded the letter, (angel gilding pour method), and backed it up with bla...
by Stan Hubbard
Wed Jan 21, 2009 12:16 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: The order of gilding steps
Replies: 2
Views: 1360

:D Thank you very much Larry! I'm glad to know about the amber hot-glue, all I have is the clear. As to the asphaltum varnish, all I have is some Gilsonite Asphaltum,( glossy black), that I purchased from the Angel Gilding folks. Is this what you were referring to, or will it suffice? I really want ...
by Stan Hubbard
Tue Jan 20, 2009 4:47 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: The order of gilding steps
Replies: 2
Views: 1360

The order of gilding steps

:? Good afternoon, I'm hoping to bother some of you experienced letterers for some procedural advise. I have successfully chipped a large letter on a sheet of glass that I intend on gilding. After that I want to mirror the rest of the sheet. My plan is to dam the glass around the letter, angle-gild ...
by Stan Hubbard
Wed Jul 30, 2008 11:51 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Glue chipping glue-mix questions
Replies: 3
Views: 1597

Glue chipping glue-mix questions

Hello out there, I am getting started on my first glue chipping project and would like to ask a couple of questions before I begin. I am currently working from instructions in a book called The Art of Glue-Chipped Signs by Robert R. Mitchell. Naturally, I want to produce professional quality signs r...
by Stan Hubbard
Thu Jul 24, 2008 11:19 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Morris minor glass panels
Replies: 29
Views: 9557

Mr. Smith, wow, what a wonderfull piece of work! For someone like me that's new to this craft, seeing this caliber of work is enormously inspiring! Thanks for posting it so it can be enjoyed by others. Here in Alaska I rarely see a piece of chipping or gilding. And nothing that even comes close to t...