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bear. The lower part, or cradle, is inade 160 of red lead,-60 of sand, -60 of in the shape of a common pen, with a siit borax. up the nib: the cradle has a plate sol The third is–70 parts of red lead, dered on the front of it: the lower end -224 of sand, -40 of calcined borax. of the plate is fitted nearly close to the When these are subjected to such a inner part, or bollow of the nib, but left heat, as to be thereby completely fused, louse, and in a slanting direction towards he takes equal parts of each mixture, the point, and below the top of the slic and grinds them to an impalpable pow. up the nib, so that in writing, the nib der, for the purpose of being mixed with bending, it lets the ink pass freely, but a menstruuin proper for coating the not too copiously, to the point.

glass, Mr. F. claims; as part of his invention, The menstruin consists of one part of the method of cuiring and tiling the double-refined loaf-sugar, dissolved in socket of the pen, hollow in shape like two parts of pure water; to wliich is adthe nib of a pen, and making a small ded, at the time of mixing the powder, groove at the point, instead of the slit. about one-third part of common writing.

ink; the effect, we are toid, produced by MR. JOHN DAVENPORT's, (BARRIEM,) for this addition, is similar to that produced

a Method of ornamenting all kinds of by the addition of oxyd of manganese, Gluss, in Imitation of Engraving, 3c. used in a smail quantity by the glassby Means of which any Designs, how- makers, in making their best fiint-glass, ever elaborate, muy be executed in a because without such an addition the Style of Elegance hitherto unknown. specimens would be of a cloudy or

The method heretofore known for milky appearance. A quantity of this engraving on glass, has been by means of menstruuin is used sufficient to render a machine with wheels, of different sub- the ground-mixture of a proper constances, which have been employed with sistence, for laying on with a thin synooth sand, &c. to grind 'off some parts of the surface. When the coating or mixture surface of the glass which is to be ene is thus prepared, the glass is to be coated graved on, and then by means of grind. by means of a camel's hair brushi, or ing and polishing different parts on the squirrel's foot, &c., it is then to be exrough surface, the different figures are posed to a heat sufficient to produce a formed according to the designs given. semivitrification of the coated surface, By this invention, instead of grinding or and to incorporate it with the substanca taking off any part of the surface of the or body of glass, so coated. But the glass, the patentee, lays on an additional heat must not be carried higher than this, surface or coating of glass, prepared for because in that case, a complete vitrithe purpose, which when subjected to a fication would ensue, and the desired proper degree of heat, will incorporate effect of having a surface in imitation of with the glass to be operated upon, so as the rough surface produced by grinding, to produce an effect similar to that which would not be obtained: the article must, has hitherto been obtained by means of under such circumstances, be recoated, grinding. When it is required to or and submitted again to the fire. If after vament glass, then, previously to the the coating has been applied, any borheat being applied, with an etching or ders, cyphers, or other ornaments, are engraving tool such parts are to be wanted to be executed thereon, then, taken out as will produce the required previously to the heat being applied, with effect, and that in a much superior way an etching or engraving tool, sich parts to the etiect produced by the usual mode of the coated surface must be chased out, of grinding, polishing, &c. The mate as will produce the desired ctirct, after rials used are to be melted in a crucible, which the requisiic degree of heat is to or other pot, and they are to be inade up be applied. in the same manner, as if used for the This invention is not only applicable to making of the best flint glass, broken - all kinds of useful and ornamental articles glass, or as it is usnally denominated,' of glass-ware, on which the common * cullite" being the principal ingredient methods of engraving have been praca in it. Mr. D. gives several mixtures, of tised, but may be applied to windowwhich the first is,—160 parts of cullitt, glass and plate-glass, of every deseription, -10 of pearl ashes,--10 of red lead, in place of grinding, for the purpose (if -10 of arrence.

puking window.blinds. It is also said to The second is—120 parts of cullitt, be peculiarly adapted to produce beari, MONTHLY MAG. No. 195.


tiful specimens of art, for the windows of wearing much cleaner than the work

of altar-pieces, libraries, inusæuins, coachr- ground-glass; the surface of wlnich being windows, and for the glass used in or- fractured by the action of the wheel, &c. namental buildings of all descriptions, is therefore liable to gather dirt on the This invention has another advantage rough unpolished parts of the bor. over the cominon method, by the work ders, &c.


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