Materials and Equipment Needed to Make Your Own Lampshades

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This book contains a detailed guide to the materials, frames, and tools necessary to successful lampshade making. Complete with a wealth of information and detailed images, this text is the perfect starting point for anyone interested in embracing the exciting world of lampshade making as a hobby. Chapters contained herein include: 'Materials', 'Sheepskin or Decorative Parchment', 'Parchment--Oiled', 'Old Deeds', 'Real Vellum', 'Buckram', 'Flock Paper', 'Trimmings', 'Pleated and Hole-Punched Parchments', 'Tools and Equipment', and 'Wire Frames'. This book has been elected for modern republication in the hope that its lessons shall continue to be of use for future generations, and we are proud to republish it here complete with a new introduction to the subject.

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Publish Date
June 01, 2011
5.51 X 0.06 X 8.5 inches | 0.09 pounds
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