Australian Home Decorator and Painter, by BH Brindley - 1950s

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Australian Home Decorator and Painter
by BH Brindley


This book is in good second hand condition.  Moderate wearing to the hardcover, edgewear to boards, cloth spine cover missing.

Published by A Colorgravure Publication, no date 1950s, 240 pages.

Contents:

  • Colour in home decoration
  • The colour wheel
  • Health and organisation
  • Paints and their coating capacities
  • Preparation and care of brushware
  • Preparatory treatment of surfaces
  • Removing old paint work
  • Cutting glass and glazing windows
  • Types of modern materials
  • Brushing technique
  • Exterior painting
  • Two coat process
  • Materials for interior use
  • Colour and home decoration
  • Kalsomines
  • Washable water paints and emulsions
  • Flat oil paint treatment
  • Decoration in the home
  • Interior drying conditions
  • Preparation for decorative finishes
  • Texture and plastic paints
  • Roller coating
  • Sponge stippling
  • Scumbling and glazing
  • Stencilling
  • Colour guide to home decoration
  • Wallpaper
  • Interior woodwork
  • Wood surface preparation
  • Wood stains and staining
  • Filling and stopping timber surfaces
  • Varnishing
  • Staining and varnishing a floor surface
  • Oil polish process
  • Blond wood and natural wood finishes
  • Waxes and wax finishes
  • Enamels and enamelling
  • Painting cement and wooden floors
  • Brush graining
  • Transfers
  • Paint failures and their causes
  • Reviving old paintwork
  • Ingredients and mixing process
  • Pigments and their properties
  • Paint binders
  • Paint thinners
  • Paint mixing by hand
  • Practical hints on decorating problems
  • Glossary
  • Index

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